Future Ready Students Participate In 2nd Annual Induction Ceremony

Monday, January 13, 2020
Students enrolled in the Erlanger Institute of Healthcare and Innovation will participate in an Induction Ceremony at The Howard School on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. 
 
“The ceremony will recognize students for their hard work and dedication to the program over the first semester and solidify the students’ commitment to the healthcare industry,” said Zena Hanner-Buckley program coordinator for The Howard School.
 
During the ceremony, students will receive Future Ready Institute scrubs, and four students will receive the Rising Star Award. 
 
Participants will also have an opportunity to share their learning experiences with their family and community members by showcasing different aspects of the program.  Their presentations will include different aspects of their learning and their first integrated, problem-based learning project.

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