VERZUZ: Health Careers Edition students exploring future careers despite the pandemic

In collaboration with Columbia High School, today Communities In Schools of the Midlands will host VERZUZ: The Health Careers Edition. The event serves as a virtual gateway for students in grades 9 – 12th at Columbia High School to engage with healthcare professionals to include a Q&A session.


Motivational Speaker Tim Bowers joins as the host of the session and we are excited how this is kicking off! Site Coordinator Jamila Green collaborated with the Columbia High School AVID Team to ensure all students had an opportunity to hear from healthcare experts on their journey to their career to include do’s and don’ts, success stories, and challenges they faced breaking way in the healthcare industry.

Career topics:

Nurse Practitioner, Psychology, Orthopedic Care, Pharmacology, Therapist and more.


Panelists include:

Dr. Jaelyn Jones, Pharmacology & Clinical Lab Research

Dr. Carolyn Bell, Executive Director of Community Health Resources, Inc., (CHRI)

Dr. Tyrone Wallace, Owner of Prime Care of the Lower Pee Dee in Lake City

Esther and James Gallieshaw, Spectrum Family Solutions

Colonial Life is a proud sponsor of the Communities In School of the Midlands College and Career Readiness Program to increase workforce and career readiness supports at Columbia High School.