K-12 Education

“Growing Our Own” health care professionals by:

Health Careers Presentations: Visiting K-12 schools, colleges, organizations, and health care facilities in our 20-county Northwest Georgia area to educate students, parents, teachers, counselors, and community leaders on health careers and other opportunities that Blue Ridge AHEC offers.

Health Careers Camps: Organizing and conducting summer Health Careers Camps; working collaboratively with groups and agencies to provide special programs and activities on health careers.

Advisory Committees: Serving on various college, regional, and state advisory committees.

Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center Outstanding HOSA Student Scholarship:  This scholarship was established to recognize outstanding Northwest Georgia HOSA members and assist them with National Leadership Conference travel expenses. Each year students who have distinguished themselves through outstanding achievements and personal excellence are chosen.


Blue Ridge Area Health Education (AHEC) awarded

 Katherine Tracy, Rome High School

the 2016 Outstanding HOSA Student Scholarship!

scholarship pic 2016