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January 2013

The Brains of ALC

Submitted by preston.powell on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 15:27
Article by Sean Curtis. Photos by Chrystel Bardsley

The health science pre-medical students at the ALC are showing off their brains...literally. They recently completed their nervous system module with Weber State University and were asked to dissect and flag the important structures of an animal brain. The students were excited to give their learning a three-dimensional, hand-on perspective.Also, this was intended to prepare them, in addition to there many other upcoming dissections, for the annual cadaver lab field trip.

Sterling Scholars

Submitted by preston.powell on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 19:19

We at the ALC would like to recognize and congratulate our students who were named as Sterling Scholars.


Business and Marketing: Melissa Olsen

Skilled and Technical Science: Ryan Johnson


Mathematics: Heather Sorensen

Computer Technology: Justin Wride


Computer Technology: Bradley Borget


Mathematics: Chet Oxborrow

Health Science Students Excel on State Skills Test

Submitted by preston.powell on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 18:51
Sean Curtis

The pre-medical health science students had some celebrating to do at
the end of term 2.  At the end of the medical terminology course each
year, students have the chance to receive a certificate of proficiency
from the state of Utah.  This certificate can be included in their
college applications, scholarship packets, and resumes.   Needless to
say, it is a great accomplishment!  Mr. Curtis challenged the medical
terminology classes to receive proficiency certifications on their

A new and exciting year at the ALC

Submitted by preston.powell on Fri, 01/04/2013 - 16:42

This week students returned to the ALC from Christmas break. Our students have had a great 2012 year.

The film students created several short films including "Swamp Date." They filmed the State Championship football game. And have produced many school highlight videos.

Students in Mr. Curtis' class have participated in mock crime scene investigations and the processing of evidence. They have had hands on experience in many labs and exercises. One of which was the dissection of cow femurs .

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