Health Academy

The pathways of this academy introduce students to the science of clinical services, clinical technologies, healthcare support services, and gathering and analyzing evidence, documenting facts, and conducting criminal examinations. Scholars of Lanier High School enter the academy as sophomores and continue until graduation. Courses included in this academy are …

  • Health Science I

  • Health Science II 

  • EMT 

Students enrolled in the Academy of Health Services have the opportunity to engage with academy partners by participating in industry visits, job shadows, and internships.  Other educational activities include field classes at UMMC, symposium workshops, and participation in HOSA conferences and competitions.  Scholars completing the academy will have earned CPR certification and have the opportunity to take national certification exams for EMT and CNA.

Health Academy News 
Mr. Pollard with students.
Mr. Pollard with students.

Jim Pollard, Ex-director of AMR

Ms. Mounger with students
Ms. Mounger with students

Madea Mounger, MS Department of Health, with Health Academy students.

Designing the Lab
Designing the Lab

The robotic I Stan "patient" allows students to practice health care services, donated by UMMC.

Mr. Pollard with students.
Mr. Pollard with students.

Jim Pollard, Ex-director of AMR

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Passing of the Keys

The "Passing of the Keys", initiated by the Lanier High School National Alumni Association, celebrated the donation of the ambulance to the Lanier High School Health Academy. The ambulance was donated by AMR.

Pass the keys cake
Pass the keys cake

Cake celebrating the Passing of the Keys.

Passing the Key
Passing the Key

Passing the ceremonial ambulance key, from left to right are: Lanier High National Alumni Association Treasurer Hazel Fields; Dr. Claude Brunson, UMMC senior advisor to the vice chancellor; AMR Public Information Officer Jim Pollard; Lanier High Principal Michael McDonald; JPS Director of Academies Marquita Slater; and JPS Superintendent Errick Greene.

Student invInterior of the ambulance
Student invInterior of the ambulance

Student investigating the interior of the ambulance.

Pass the keys cake
Pass the keys cake

Cake celebrating the Passing of the Keys.

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