West Fannin fifth grade partnering with Fannin Regional

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WFES partners with Fannin Regional
West Fannin partners with hospital

Students Eli Queen, left, and Isaiah Dell, look at X-ray information presented by Fannin Regional’s Amy Hughes, back, and Jason Jones, right.

West Fannin Elementary’s fifth-grade class is currently partnering with Fannin Regional Hospital to learn more about the human body.

In the West Fannin STEM/STEAM Lab, the 5th-grade students are currently studying the skeletal system and how x-rays are used to view bones.

Amy Hughes, the Imaging Director at Fannin Regional Hospital; Susan Denton, the Marketing Director; and Jason Jones, CEO of Fannin Regional Hospital, visited the West Fannin STEM/STEAM Lab on Wednesday, Oct. 16 to teach the students in Mrs. Tori Arp’s homeroom

about the field of radiology, how X-rays work, how X-ray technology

West Fannin partners with hospital

From left, Lillie Dean, Avery Collis, Kaylee Trotter, and Sadie Navarro look over real X-rays.

has changed over the years, and the various types of bone fractures.

Students also received the opportunity to view images of real X-rays.

Principal Lucas Roof said, “We are very thankful at West Fannin to have wonderful partnerships like this that help provide our students with unique and meaningful experiences.”

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