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Amarillo College mentors PDHS students at Health Sciences Showcase

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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

Around 200 Palo Duro High School students learned about Amarillo College's healthcare education programs at their third annual Health Sciences Showcase on Monday.

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The students were able to explore more than a dozen healthcare programs offered at AC, including physical therapy and nuclear medicine.

Phyllis Pastwa, an AC nursing instructor, said the showcase's main objective is to teach students the possibilities of a career in health science.

"Whether they ultimately go to AC or another institution doesn't matter," said Pastwa. "The main thing is to give them a first-hand look at the possibilities presented by careers in the health sciences and to reinforce their enthusiasm."

The showcase also focused on student success initiatives offered by AC, including grand-funded tutoring, travel vouchers and the AC Food Pantry.

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