Sumiah Alslehay is a Coldwater High School senior enrolled in the Health Science program at the Branch Area Careers Center. Sumiah’s OJT placement is at Karim Health Care Center under the direction of Jessica Covill. She makes patient appointments, translates, and assists patients when completing paperwork and medical documents.
Sumiah believes her OJT training has taught her to be more confident when communicating with patients. She also believes she has matured and has learned how to handle patients in a helpful way. Her favorite part of her job is translating for patients. She enjoys helping them work through their health situations.
Sumiah is a member of the Branch Area Careers Center HOSA chapter. She competes in HOSA contests during the school year. In her spare time, Sumiah likes reading and listening to music.
In the future, Sumiah plans to go to college, but is undecided in her career path. Sumiah is the daughter of Amin and Nadiah Alslehay.