Kenzie Tennent acknowledged by top honors program
Kenzie Tennent of Bolton Landing has been chosen by the National Academy of Future Physicians to attend an honors program, The Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14-16.
Kenzie is a sophomore, an honor student at BCS, she participates in Varsity Soccer, dance, snowboarding, piano, Youth and Government, and drama club. Kenzie stated she “is interested in pursuing a career in the medical field and is looking forward to this amazing opportunity to learn more about the medical field among my peers from all over the United States.”
Kenzie was nominated by Dr. Connie Mariano, the Medical Director of the Academy to represent Bolton Central School based on her academic achievement, leadership potential, and determination to serve humanity in the field of medicine.
At the three day conference Kenzie will join students from across the country to her Nobel Laureates and National Medal of Science Winners talk about leading medical research; be given advice from Ivy League and top medical school deans on what is to be expected in medical school; witness stories told by patients who are living medical miracles; be inspired by fellow teen medical science prodigies; and learn about cutting-edge advances and the future in medicine and medical technology.
“This is a crucial time in America when we need more doctors and medical scientists who are even better prepared for a future that is changing exponentially,” said Richard Rossi, Executive Director, National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists. “Focused, bright and determined students like Kenzie Tennent are our future and she deserves all the mentoring and guidance we can give her.”
The Academy offers free services and programs to students who want to be physicians or go into medical science. Some of the services and programs the Academy plans to launch in 2013 and 2014 are online social networks through which future doctors and medical scientists can communicate; opportunities for students to be guided and mentored by physicians and medical students; and communications for parents and students on college acceptance and finances, skills acquisition, internships, career guidance and much more.