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Director: Mrs. Jennifer Morrow
Assistant Director: Mrs. Carmon Simon
Administrative Designee - Laura Domingue


2014 - 2015 Advisory Board Members

2014-2015  Class Officers

Executive Board
President -  Miriam Tariq
V-President -  Emily Pham
Secretary - Qualantre Jackson
Delegate - John Allen
Delegate - Amari Baker
Delegate - Adam Robinson
Delegate - Kenneth Sims

Senior Class
President - Luke Pryor
V-President - Caitlin Achee
Reporter - Kayla Duhon
Representative - Wei Zhao


Junior Class
President -  Emily Hebert
V-President - Amore Prince
Reporter - Bradley Louviere
Representative - Hannah Balle

Sophomore Class
President - John Sinegal
V-President - Tobi Adoun
Reporter - Gavin Stephens
Representative - Kami Chargois / Kayleigh Byrd

Freshman Class
President - Lajmi Islam
V-President - Angelle Primeaux
Reporter - Chasity Gaddison
Representative - Taylor Sehati


IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Application Information
Application Link
Academy Courses and Curriculum Map


 2016-2017 FREE HA TUTORING SCHEDULE


MISSION STATEMENT
The Academy of Health Careers at Lafayette High School is designed to provide students the
academic and vocational skills needed to enter the health care field.



    
The Lafayette High School Academy of Health Careers is a program of instruction that ensures students selecting a career in health care have opportunities to meet their career and educational goals and are prepared to meet the demands of a rapidly changing professional world. The following are elements of the program: Partnerships with Health care professionals and agencies, Mentors/Guest Speakers to motivate and encourage students, School-to-Career emphasis allowing students to connect the relevance of school and the real world of professional health care, Cohort Scheduling with a team of Academy teachers in math, science, English, social studies, and their Health Academy elective course, and an Integrated focused curriculum where multiple course work in collaboration to make connections with academic materials and health care issues.


Students must enter the academy their freshman year or sophomore year. Students entering their sophomore year are required to take two academy courses. Applications are available ollllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllln line www.lafayettechoice.com/apply. In November of each school year and are due by January 31 each year. Applications include an essay,  parent permission, recommendations from a science and math teacher, and attendance at a Parent and Student Meeting.  Students are chosen by a lottery. Once students are accepted in the academy, they must keep a good record of attendance, discipline, and academics. Students not meeting Academy requirements of a “C” or better in their elective class will be sent back to their zone school. Academy Elective courses include: Introduction to Health Careers, Health Science I & II, Forensics, Pharmacy Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant, Sports Medicine I, II, & III,  First Responder, Emergency Medical Technician and Internship.  During the student's 10th and 11th grade summers, they may be enrolled in AHEC of a summer program, which places students into various hospitals and allows them to experience health care related topics.

Please feel free to contact the Academy of Health Careers
Phone at 337-521-7986 Ext 6
Email at jbmorrow@lpssonline.com

 2014 Schools of Choice Fall Frenzy Awards

Senior, Luke Pryor, was selected as the "2014 Schools of Choice High School Student of the Year."  Luke is a four year Academy member, Health Academy Student Council Senior Class President, Student Emergency Response "E-CREW" member, and EMT student.

Academy Director, Mrs. Jennifer Morrow, was selected as the "2014 Schools of Choice Educator of the Year."  Mrs. Morrow has been teaching at LHS for 17 years, with the last 10 years being in the Academy of Health Careers.  She serves as the Emergency Medicine Pathway Instructor and the Health Occupations Internship Coordinator and Supervisor.

The Academy of Health Careers and Lafayette General Health won "2014 Schools of Choice Community Partners of the Year" award for their long-time working relationship in hosting Academy students for job shadowing, AHEC of Summer, and Health Occupations Internship.

HS Academy of Health Careers Official Website