NCMC Inc., Banner Health donate $300,000 to Greeley school

GREELEY – NCMC Inc. and Banner Health have each pledged $150,000 to fund an expansion of the existing health education program that currently serves 22 students in grades 11 and 12 at Greeley Central High School.

The Banner/NCMC Health Science Academy will offer a curriculum capable of serving up to 200 students in grades 9 through 12. Lessons will be delivered in a simulated clinical environment, using state-of-the-art equipment including hospital beds, medical mannequins and a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and supplies.

“For any student who is interested in becoming a doctor, nurse, medical technician or other health care professional, this Academy will give them a leg up on realizing that dream,´ said Ranelle Lang, superintendent of School District 6.

The Health Science Academy will open in August 2012.

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