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These high school students learn what it means to be a doctor

These high school students learn what it means to be a doctor

A handful of students at a local private school are learning what it takes to work in the health field.

Walsingham Academy has partnered with Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg to give four students interested in a career in health care a chance to test out their scrubs.

Walsingham Upper School Health and Student Life teacher Kim Davenport teaches the practicum course. She and Carrie Karnes, Riverside’s community/volunteer manager, oversee the program.

“This program with Riverside now is the most involved, most expansive practicum we’ve been able to put together,” Davenport said.

Walsingham Academy saw a need to expand hands-on classes for their students,...

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