Menominee_HealthFair_1_2019The tenth annual NCAVC Health Fair was held on Thursday, May 3. This is the fifth year the health fair was held at Menominee Elementary School; previously it was hosted at Washington Discovery Academy which at the time was named Washington Elementary School. North Central Area Vocational Cooperative Health Careers students presented health topics to the Menominee student body, in a fun hands-on kid-friendly way.

Menominee_HealthFair_2_2018Some of the health topics addressed at the various stations during the Health Fair were

  • Health Jeopardy
  • Wheelchair Races
  • Infection Control
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Anti-Bullying
  • Poison Control
  • Obstacle course-Exercise and Wellness
  • Healthy Eating
  • Hand Washing
  • Fire Safety- ”Do you have a meeting place/safety plan if your house is on fire?

The Health Careers program taught at Plymouth High School is part of NCAVC, which consists of ten surrounding school corporations. This year students in the program attend Plymouth, LaVille, Triton and John Glenn high schools.

Menominee_HealthFair_3_2018Students who successfully complete one year of the Health Careers program can earn CPR certification and six dual college credits. Students who take two years of the program can earn 11 dual college credit hours and earn their CNA.

Plymouth Community School Corporation would like to recognize PCSC Physical Education Teacher, Mike Kershner, Music Teacher Tricia Witmer and Health Careers Instructor, Jona Cartwright, B.S.N., R.N., for making the health fair possible for Menominee Elementary School students.

photos taken by Plymouth High School Career Marketing junior Yessica Renteria Gaeta.