Socorro (KTSM) — Socorro High School administration and HPA faculty and staff will honor 150 students in the HPA Freshmen Induction Ceremony.
The ceremony will be held Monday, December 16th at Socorro High Schools auditorium from 6pm - 8pm.
Nineteen current student leaders in the program are charged with the opening and closing ceremony details and the presentations.
The ceremony is the formal recognition of the students as chosen members of HPA and as future health-care providers.
They will be receiving their stethoscope earned when they were accepted into HPA as eighth graders and their parent will assist them donning it on stage.
As part of the HPA program, students do clinical rotations at University Medical Center, Highlands Rehab Hospital, Del Sol/Las Palmas Medical Centers, Sierra Providence East Hospital, Adobe Animal Hospital, Oasis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Americas HS medically fragile unit, Socorro HS Fundamental Living Skills unit, Chambers Dental Clinic, and various SISD elementary schools with school nurses.