Jaclyn Celaya

Jaclyn CelayaPlanning to become a pediatrician, 2013 Future Health Care Leader Karen Halverson Memorial Scholar Jaclyn Celaya acquired important university level skills in her relationship with SEAHEC. “No matter how tough things may get, if I truly try my hardest and want to pursue my dreams, nothing should stop me. I have also learned a lot about etiquette and the importance of spreading awareness and giving back to our community,” she wrote SEAHEC. The Rio Rico award winning honors student raised funds and community awareness by selling domestic violence awareness T-shirts to support a women’s shelter in Nogales.

Advice to Teens

  • “Never leave anything until the last minute!”
  • “Strive to do your best and get involved at school because even joining sports helps you build as a person and demonstrates the value of leadership, friendships, and hard work.”
  • “Lastly, always remember nothing worth having comes easy.”

Internship Highlights: Conducting research for the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) to improve their deployment of volunteers, and shadowing MRC Deputy Chief of Operations, Capt. Paul Reed, MD on his rotations as pediatrician at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Ms. Celaya documented her Internship on her blog at http://2013internship1. blogspot.com/

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