San Benito High School recognized this year’s Health Science Technology graduates qualifying to earn certificates in their field of study in the following areas: Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Office Assistant, Certified Emergency Medical Technician, Certified Insurance and Coding Specialist, Certified Nurse Aide, and Emergency Medical Technician candidates.
Health Science Technology students are required to follow a sequence by design. In the ninth grade, they begin with Principles of Health Science and Medical Terminology. In the tenth grade, they are enrolled in Health Science Theory, followed by Practicum in Health Science I, where they are in class the first semester and in clinicals the second semester. Finally, students choose to participate in Medical Office Assistant Program, Medical Assisting, Certified Nurse Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding, Pharmacy Technician, or Emergency Medical Technician fields of study. The alignment of courses ensures the skill development necessary to pass their respective state exams.
This year’s Health Science Technology graduates are, front from left: Leslie Torres, Chawntel Faz, Pixie Hernandez, Monica Morales, Myranda Mata, Osheanna Rodriguez, Diana Moreno, Karen Lugo, Leticia Robles, Desiree Tamayo, Reina Weber, Gladis Flores, Jessica Gonzalez, Kimberly Palacios; middle, Emilee Barraza, Joanna Ayala, Desiree Rodriguez, Eleana Romero, Keila De La Rosa, Miriam De La Garza, Karissa Arellano, Penny Escobedo Luna, Diana Avila Valenzuela, Hannah Cavazos, Melissa Estrada, Karen Hernandez, America Martinez, Julissa Zuniga, Kayleen Reyes, Noah Rodriguez, Alexis Gonzales; top: Andrea Castillo, Zeneitha Iracheta, Kayla Medellin, Daniel Mendiola, Jose Gonzales, Luis Gomez, Nathan Zavala, Ruben Valenzuela, Gerardo Hernandez Jr., Hector Garcia Jr., Francisco Fuentes, Faith Zavala, Erika Galindo, Lizette Garcia, Aaron Cervantes, Alexis Garcia, and Julissa Zavala.
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