EDISON, NJ -- Students from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison attended a Teen Health Seminar at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. The overall goal of this very important program is to educate the students about health issues and hospital career choices.  

The first half of the program encompassed a series of lectures by physicians, nurses, and selected hospital staff.  The formal presentations were followed by a tour and explanation of several departments including the morgue. Students had the opportunity to learn about a variety of health professions and to ask questions regarding possible college choices.

Dawn Francavilla of Somerset, Director of Student Life, accompanied 11 students on the trip: Zach Brown of South Plainfield, Logan D’Amore of Scotch Plains, Camila Fang of Edison, Ricardo Garces of North Brunswick, Clare Jeffery of Westfield, Sydney Johnson of Piscataway, Sahil Mulji of Edison, Kallie Schildge of Westfield, Neha Sharma of Edison, William Yin of Scotch Plains and Aliya Zaidi of Edison.

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is Central Jersey’s premier PreK-12 independent school. The campus is located at 1295 Inman Ave. in North Edison, near the Scotch Plains border and just five miles from downtown Westfield. It is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational day school that prepares students to lead and succeed in a world of global interconnection. Wardlaw+Hartridge provides an educational atmosphere characterized by academic challenge, support for individual excellence, diversity, and a familial sense of community.