Local Students Explore Health Care at RLC's Discovery Camp

INA, Ill. (June 8, 2022) — Rend Lake College hosted a free Discovery Camp today for students in grades 7-12 who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Students spent the day touring different programs on campus to learn more about emergency medical services, radiology, nursing, medical coding, phlebotomy, and medical assisting. RLC's series of free Discovery Camps continues June 23 with Agriculture, Computer Sciences, and Drones for incoming 6-12 graders. For more information or to register for an upcoming camp, visit us online at rlc.coursestorm.com. 

There is also a Jr. Future Business Warriors Camp coming up for local youth in grades 6-8 interested in a career in business and entrepreneurship. This camp is from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm July 18 - July 2  and is only $10. Contact Dean of Applied Science and Technology, Dr. Gabriele Farner, for more information.

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Students attending Rend Lake College's free Health Discovery Camp learn about human anatomy from Biological Sciences instructor Emily Jones. 

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Students at Rend Lake College's Health Care Discovery Camp include (L-R) Avori Frazer (Pinckneyville), Leia Kuelker (Pinckneyville), Sheyenne Knapp (Tamaroa), Raylin Scott (Sesser), Zoey Mabry (Sesser), Andrew Knapp (Tamaroa), Zaylee Cairns (Benton), Kimber McMurray (Sesser). 

Dean of Applied Science & Technology
Phone Extension: 1292
Building: Advanced Technology Center
Office: 138
M.S. & B.S., Southern Illinois University | Ph.D.,  Missouri Baptist University
Community and Corporate Education Specialist
Phone Extension: 1714
Building: Student Center
Office: 204
B.A., Southern Illinois University Carbondale | A.A.S., John A. Logan College

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