Melissa Seacat, assistant professor of physical education at Bethany College, has been accepted to participate in the American Cancer Society (ACS)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) School Health Education – Higher Education Academy from February 25-27 in Atlanta, Ga.
Seacat was one of 35 accepted for participation into the academy and the only Kansan. Fees, travel expenses and accommodation are covered by the American Cancer Society. While at the academy, Seacat will be attend sessions on topics such as strengthening school health education and curriculum analysis of health education tools. She will also be able to tour the CDC Visitor Center.
At Bethany, Seacat serves as chair of the Health, Physical Education and Athletic Training Department. She has been a member of the faculty since 2007.