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The nation’s first school-based health center opens at Waipahu High

BySamantha Johnson

Apr 11, 2024
The nation’s first school-based health center opens at Waipahu High

The new Waipahu High School Academic Health Center has been officially opened, with the entrance showcasing a modern and welcoming environment. Principal Zachary Sheets spoke at the opening ceremony, highlighting the importance of the new facility for the school community.

Students Leila Manibog, 16, and Althea Valenzuela, 18, posed for a photo in the reception area of the Academic Health Center, showing their excitement for the new space. The center features exam rooms equipped to provide medical services to students, enhancing their overall well-being.

During a tour of the facility, Melia Abreu, senior director of organizational development at The Queen’s Health Systems, engaged with visitors and shared insights into the center’s capabilities. Students Leila Manibog, 16, and Althea Valenzuela, 18, were seen sitting in the reception area, taking in the new surroundings and services.

The opening ceremony was attended by various dignitaries, including Lt. Gov. Sylvia Luke and Carl Vinson, director of workforce development for Hawai’i Pacific Health. Their presence highlighted the significance of the new Academic Health Center for the community and its potential to provide valuable resources for students and staff alike.

By Samantha Johnson

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