MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana - Jennifa Thomas, a 20-year nurse practitioner at Franciscan Health Michigan City, tells sixth-graders how she worked her way up the career ladder, and how they can do the same in the future.
The talk took place during a "Lunch and Learn" program at Coolspring Elementary School in Michigan City in May. The school also is noting its 80th anniversary celebration.
Thomas discussed the steps needed to pursue a job in her field and in the medical profession in general, and answered students' questions.
She was among a number of professionals who enlightened the attendees during the program.