Lake Forest Hills Elementary School hosted local professionals for their Educator for a Day initiative. Community professionals ranging from the medical to business fields spent time educating students on their daily routine and profession. Participants included Dr. Jedidiah Ballard, a local emergency medicine physician, medical educator, and former U.S. Army Ranger. Dr. Ballard specifically focused his day with the Lake Forest Hills students around physical education, teaching them the benefits of a healthier lifstyle.
"I found it really interesting to visit the kids at Lake Forest Hills Elementary School, they have a refreshing level of energy to learn. Instilling a basic understanding of nutrition is a vital area, as most adults today have difficulties with nutrition in their daily lifestyles."-Dr. Jedidiah Ballard