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FHS student to attend Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Apr 19, 2017

Delanie Vorhies, a sophomore at Fairfield High School, is a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders June 25-267 in Lowell, Massachusetts.

The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. The purpose of the event is to honor, inspire, motivate and direct the top students in the country who aspire to be physicians or medical scientists, to stay true to their dream and, after the event, to provide a path, plan and resources to help them reach their goal.

Vorhies was nominated by Dr. Robert Darling, the medical director of the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists, to represent FHS based on her academic achievement, leadership potential and determination to serve humanity in the field of medicine.

During the three-day Congress, Vorhies will join students from across the country and hear 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 to expect in medical school; witness stories told by patients who are living medical miracles; be inspired by fellow teen medical science prodigies; and learn about cuttingedge advances and the future in medicine and medical technology.

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