Student Representing State at Medical Leaders Meeting



An Oklahoma City student is representing the state at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders.

Sarah Brownlee was selected by the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists.

The meeting began on June 21 in Boston, Mass.

She was selected as a result of her participation in the College Board’s Student Search Service.

The Oklahoma City Public School District student was identified as qualified for the meeting, which is a high school academic honors program of Bottega University.

The meeting is an honors-only academic program requiring a minimum 3.5 grade point average (or equivalent) to attend.

“Sarah Brownlee was selected for outstanding academic achievement, leadership potential and determination to serve humanity in the field of medicine,” a statement said.

At the meeting, the Classen student will learn about the latest cutting-edge innovations in medical technology.

“She will be guided by some of the greatest living minds in medicine – men and women who are literally leading humanity into the medical miracles in the 21st Century,” the statement from the school district said.

“She will come face to face with winners of Nobel Prize, the most prestigious awards in the world; award-winning young inventors and scientists; prominent medical school deans; leaders in medicine; and medical futurists. She will experience three once -in-a-lifetime days of awe-inspiring motivation, excitement friendship, and education,” the statement continued.

“She will view surgery and have an opportunity to submit questions for the surgeon to answer in real time.”

She is a 10th grade student at the Classen school of Advanced Studies.

She is a member of the Progressive Baptist Church.

The Classen student is the daughter of Shawn Brownlee.

Also, she is the sister of Shawn Brownlee II, the granddaughter of Debra Gatewood, and the great granddaughter of  Margaret McElwee and the late Ernest McElwee.

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