Teegan Meetze nominated for Congress of Future Medical Leaders

BLYTHEWOOD – Tegan Meetze, a rising junior at South Carolina Virtual Charter School in Columbia, was selected to be a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, MA on June 24-26.

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The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields.

Meetze’s nomination was signed by Dr. Mario Capecchi, winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine and the Science Director of the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists to represent South Carolina based on her academic achievement, leadership potential and determination to serve humanity in the field of medicine.

Meetze, the daughter of Kevin and Stephanie Meetze, was one of 2,700 students who attended the event. She was chosen by the founder and host, Richard Rossi, to announce one of the outstanding speakers.  She was awarded a Certificate of Excellence with Distinction for her participation in The Congress. While there she was inducted into The Torch and Laurel that is for Collegiate Scholars.

Meetze says her goal is to attend a four-year college to study forensic genetics.