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,...