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35 Students Selected for MedQuest Camp

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*

[La Grande, OR—May 30, 2018]: Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center (NEOAHEC) of La Grande is proud to announce its camper selections for the 26thAnnual MedQuest Health Career Exploration Camp, which will take place from June 18-22, 2018 on the Eastern Oregon University campus and surrounding community. The accepted students are listed below, in addition to their respective hometowns:

  • Maria Aguilera – Umatilla
  • Mireya Atkins – Pendleton
  • Briseyda Avila – Irrigon
  • Kylie Barry – Imbler
  • Jaimee Baxter – Union
  • Sierra Bingham – Haines
  • Alondra Caldera – Boardman
  • Arie de Lint – Cove
  • Alexis DeHart – La Grande
  • Mckayla Deist – Pilot Rock
  • Dee Dee Duncan – Enterprise
  • Rebekah Farrell – Cove
  • Yessenia Garcia-Sanchez – Umatilla
  • Zulema Gaytan – Boardman
  • Zoey Gilbert – Ione
  • Kara Gooderham – La Grande
  • Morgan Guenther – Pendleton
  • Ashley Haddock – Tigard
  • Rylan Headley – Pendleton
  • Madeline Hughes – Hermiston
  • Kristal Jensen – La Grande
  • Nicole Jones – John Day
  • Sonja Joplin-Clay – Hood River
  • Elizabeth Long – Vale
  • Dylan Mastrude – Baker City
  • Angelene Matthews – Lostine
  • Wade McDonald – Summerville
  • Mackenzie Moore – North Powder
  • Maricruz Robles – Adrian
  • Faith Rosen – Boardman
  • Taryn Schmidt – Pendleton
  • Mackenzie Smith – The Dalles
  • Susanna Teeman – Weston
  • Daniela Valle – Hood River
  • Jeffery Walker – Summerville

NEOAHEC selected these distinguished young applicants from a pool of 60 candidates from across Oregon, based on their extracurricular involvement, essays, GPA, passion for the healthcare field, and many other factors.

MedQuest is Oregon’s only week-long health career exploration camp for high school students. It exposes participants to a variety of unique medical experiences, including various types of healthcare training, individually-tailored job shadows, tours of medical facilities, and much more. Students also participate in panel discussions with local healthcare providers and recreational activities.

To learn more about MedQuest and NEOAHEC’s other programs, please visit www.neoahec.org or call 541.962.3422.