November 26, 2020

HHS Student accepted into TIA Program

(Franklin) — Jessica Bolling, student at Heard County High School, has been accepted into the Tanner Connections program.

The Tanner Connections/Teens in Action (TIA) program is a partnership between Tanner Medical Center and local high schools that provides unpaid internship opportunities to high school students.

Those high schools which have Career Technical pathways that match the needs for Tanner Medical Center may participate.

The TIA program currently accepts students who are enrolled in the following career pathways: Healthcare, IT, Marketing, Engineering, Food/Nutrition, Criminal Justice, and Business Office.

Heard County High School students enrolled in Healthcare Science, Web & Digital Design and Culinary Arts are eligible for the Tanner Connections/TIA program.

Angela Thompson (L) and Jessica Bolling (R)

Angela Thompson (L) and Jessica Bolling (R)

Students are required to apply with their Work-Based Learning  (WBL) coordinator, be on track to graduate and must be a pathway completer.

Additionally students must have an outstanding attendance record and no discipline issues.

Tanner requires an essay from the applicant as well as an interview.

Students must be able to devote 7-15 hours per week to the program.

Jessica has completed her pathway in Healthcare Science and will begin working in the TIA program in August.

Students who are interested in the Tanner Connections program should see Mrs. Thompson, WBL coordinator at Heard County High School or email at



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