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Everything listed under: Project Lead the Way

  • Scecina’s Biomedical Science opportunity opens doors for senior

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications

    How many high schoolers spend 40 hours a week in June and July studying cells under a microscope to see if they will turn into cancer? That’s how Scecina’s Natalia McCallister (left) spent her summer vacation, and she was happy for the opportunity to work eight weeks at the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center. 

    Natalia’s path to cancer research started in Scecina’s classrooms, specifically in the four-year Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science sequence. 

    Never heard of Project Lead the Way? It’s a national initiative, with ... Read More

  • Live from Chicago: Scecina science students go inside the heart

    By Beth Murphy,
    Director of Marketing Communications

    A live patient. An open-heart surgery. A skilled medical team in real time performing a complicated cardiac procedure. 

    It was an intersection of the wonders of modern medicine and modern videoconferencing. There, up on the screen, was the heart of one 65-year-old heavy-smoking male undergoing a triple bypass at Chicago’s Advocate Christ Medical Center. Watching from more than 180 miles away, in an auditorium at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, were 60 Scecina science ...Read More