Freshman Breana “Bri” Mirilli-Wisniewski started at La Follette High School as a part of the inaugural cohort of Personalized Pathways, a smaller learning community that incorporates health care curriculum across multiple subjects.
When she applied for the Madison Metropolitan School District's new Personalized Pathways program as an eighth-grader at Sennett Middle School, she was excited to be a part of something new.
“I always thought it would be a really cool way to start my career,” she said.
Although she was interested in architecture for a while, she recently turned her attention to the medical field.
“I know I want to go to medical school ... I'm not positive on plastic surgery, but I think it's really cool and interesting,” Bri said. “I like looking at burns and skin implants and three-dimensional sizing on a human being.”
Bri spoke with Cap Times reporter Amber C. Walker about the program. Ben Brewer produced the video: