Tasha Brooks works with Teresa Fulton during their health professions class

December 11, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST
Tasha Brooks, left, a senior at Rock Bridge High School, works with Teresa Fulton, a senior at Hallsville High School, during their health professions class at the Columbia Area Career Center. Brooks and Fulton take the course for high school credit. The course prepares them for an exam in April to become a certified nursing assistant.

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