Announcement: High School Students to Attend School of Kinesiology’s Athletic Training Symposium


What: School of Kinesiology’s Athletic Training Symposium

Who: 100+ High school students from Louisiana, Texas, & Mississippi

When: Friday, March 10, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: LSU Football Operations building on Skip Bertman Dr.

Students in attendance will learn about the profession of athletic training, opportunities in the athletic training program at LSU and will be exposed to the types of skill sets athletic training students are equipped with during their LSU education.

We encourage any media that would like to cover this event to attend. You may contact the symposium coordinator, Dr. Amanda Benson, for more details.

Amanda Benson PhD, ATC | 

Amanda Benson is currently the Assistant Program Director for the Athletic Training Education Program and Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the School of Kinesiology, a position she has held since Spring 2015. She currently serves on the National Research and Education Foundation Scholarship Committee, is a Review Team member and site visitor for the Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education (CAATE), is the SEATA Chair for the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Committee and has worked providing medical coverage for various events such as the Walt Disney Marathons, the Central American Games and USA Tae Kwon Do.


 Past years photos:

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