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Air Evac Lifeteam Visits WVHS

Paramedic Mike Hester, a WVHS alumni, talks about his job.

The anatomy and physiology class at Water Valley High School got a look at the Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter during a visit to the school Monday, May 19.

(Top photo) From left, kneeling is Antonio Hoskins, Lindsey King, Maggie Farris, Lauren Holloway, Jazzlynn Hickman, and Lindsey Osman. Back row, from left is Velma Fire Chief Herbie Rogers, Pilot Dave Tibbals,  Kaitlynn Gerhardt, Tevon Coleman, Teacher Steve Ford, Kierra Gillard, Emily Hodge, Flight Nurse Suzanne Jenkins, Evan Brewer, Paramedic Mike Hester, Zac Person and Director of Emergency Services Linda Cox. 

The class is advanced biology for students who are considering a medical career, according to Ford. The Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter is a Bell 206 L-model based in Batesville.

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