On Feb. 21, Wautoma High School seniors attended the 29th annual Science Technology and Health Care Conference at the Melvin R. Laird Center, Marshfield. The Wautoma teachers and students who attended the conference were: (back row): Lorraine Stanford, Hannah Blija, Cora Schoofs, Tiffany Morales, Zach Kubasta, KT Tobianski, Amanda Rice, Savanah Lederhaus, and Paul Casey; (front row): Alex Lund, Maddie Bunde and Delany Brown.

Wautoma seniors attend Fritz Wenzel Science Conference

Ten Wautoma High School seniors were selected to attend the 29th annual Fritz Wenzel Science Conference on Feb. 21 at the Melvin R. Laird Center, located on the Marshfield Clinic’s campus. 

Over 150 students and educators from over 20 high schools throughout Wisconsin were attend the hands-on workshops, lectures, and tours. The conference is held each year to help encourage students to pursue careers in science and urge teachers to incorporate healthcare science and technology into their classrooms.

This year’s conference emphasized future careers in the health field and celebrated science research and education. Students were able to attend mini-workshops, including a morgue tour and gross anatomy, robotics in healthcare, simulation lab demonstrations, evaluation and hands-on splinting of common sport injuries, high tech psychiatry, and a tour of the clinical lab within the Marshfield Clinic.