The course of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of people of all ages. K-12 students, in particular, have suffered from their everchanging virtual and in-person schedules, causing feelings of anxiety and depression.
The Baylor College of Medicine Biotech Academy at Rusk celebrated its first graduating class to complete the three-year health science program in a ceremony held on May 29 at the TMC Innovation Institute. Baylor faculty and Rusk staff presented encouraging words and certificates of achievement to the 126 students moving forward into high school.
It was a special day for students, teachers and staff at the Baylor College of Medicine Biotech Academy at Rusk as Dr. Paul Klotman, president, CEO and executive dean of Baylor, made his first visit to the College’s newest affiliate middle school.