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Zachary Larsen: Future Health Science CTE Teacher

Zachary Larsen
Occupational Goal: Health Science CTE Teacher

“My occupational goal is to become a CTE Teacher in Health Science Education/Health Technology. I was first introduced to the health sciences field while attending Lone Peak High School. As a sophomore I received special administrative permission to join an EMS class typically offered only to juniors and seniors. My EMS teacher had such an enthusiasm for the subject that I found myself wanting to take other health science classes. I also found that I enjoyed the unique hands-on learning environment she provided. This teacher helped me discover that I could take my interest in health sciences and teach others. She helped me realize that I could take two interests and make them a career.” –Zachary Larsen, Lone Peak High School

UtahCTE.org congratulates Zachary on the CTE Scholarship and Tuition Award he received to Southern Utah University. Zachary was one of 95 students honored at the CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards banquet on Wednesday, May, 2, 2012.

Left: Blair Carruth, Assistant Commissioner, Utah System of Higher Education
Middle: Zachary Larsen
Right: Jared Haines, Vice President, Utah College of Applied Technology

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