Athletic Training Students Attend a Conference
February 5-7, 2015:
Attending the SEATA symposium or the Southeast Athletic Training Association symposium is a great experience for all athletic training students within district nine. The conference provides an environment for athletic training students of various education years and schools to gather together and strengthen our skills. The various grades are able to work together and improve on techniques that have been presented in previous curriculum. SEATA also provides a location for networking. Certified athletic trainers, student athletic trainers, and the many wonderful speakers that attend the symposium are able to converse on any subject. This provides everyone the chance to meet people all over the country that are passionate about protecting and caring for our patients.
“As a senior, attending the symposium is mind blowing. The symposium organizes an intense and exciting lineup of speakers covering all topics that are covered in the Board of Certification (BOC). We had the privilege of being taught by Dr. Bill Prentice, Dr. Patricia Tripp, and other greats in our field. They were able to give wonderful life and professional lessons that will not only help in the upcoming certification exam but later in our career as well. The amount I learned in three days is more than you could imagine. The networking with other students and certified athletic trainers was priceless. The amazing preparation I received for the BOC was remarkable and unobtainable any other way. The best part of the whole experience is realizing how wonderfully lucky I was to be there. The symposium is filled with all sorts of different people who have the same goals and passion as I did. It was moving to see hundreds of people dedicated to protecting and serving people. Those moments I will never forget, because it reinforced the core reasons for that conference and my profession. All the fun I had with my fellow Georgetown ATS and other students made for unforgettable weekend. Anyone who is given the opportunity to go, would be beyond lucky to attend.” – Haley Blue
“I, Aaron Stover am currently a junior here at Georgetown College and I had the privilege of attending the last student SEATA convention in Atlanta. My experience at student SEATA was one by far the best athletic training event I have been to because it not only gave me the opportunity to be around other students who have the same goals and aspirations as me, but also a chance to network with other colleges and program directors from all over our athletic training district. While at student SEATA, I was able to listen and take notes on different lectures from multiple different professors from other colleges and universities and this really allowed me to understand different concepts from a different point of view or explaining. So, overall student SEATA was an amazing experience and I would strongly recommend any current student should try to attend because it has really progressed my knowledge in certain areas that were covered.” -Aaron Stover
Athletic Training Program Acknowledged in District News
January 2, 2014:
GC’s Athletic Training staff and students are published in the NATA News Journal for the January 2014 edition! We’re very honored to represent District 9!
Athletic Trainer at the MSC Conference
November 16, 2013:
One of our Assistant Athletic Trainers and our Clinical Coordinator, Reid Parsons, worked with our Georgetown Tigers Volleyball team while they won the overall MSC conference tournament in Louisville, Kentucky.
Athletic Trainers Participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October 19, 2013:
The Staff and student Athletic Trainers posing for a group picture during our first annual Breast Cancer Awareness weekend. KATS (Kentucky Athletic Trainers’ Society) utilized all of Kentucky’s ATP programs this weekend to support and raise money for Breast Cancer.
In-Service on Spine Boarding
November 2, 2011:
ATP held an in-service with the Scott County EMS to discuss and review Athletic Trainer / Emergency Medical Technician communication. Issues discussed included: (a) spine boarding; (b) facemask removal; (c) emergency splinting; and (d) patient transport.