On April 21, 25 Culver City High School sports medicine students competed in the St Francis High School Sports Medicine competition in La Canada.
The competition drew over 600 students and the CCHS team placed second– their highest ever score - alongside 34 other schools from around the country.
Top honors went to Junior Brandi Finney who placed 6th overall out of the 600 participating students.
The competition is the only high school sports medicine competition in the U.S. Sponsored by the National Honor Society of Sports Medicine; the competition consists of a difficult 100 question written exam and a practical exam. The practical exam consists of a taping component, first aid, palpation and special tests. The competition mimics the certification exam to become a Certified Athletic Trainer.
The CCHS students studied hard for the competition, including weekends, and study sessions over spring break.