Meadow View Elementary students get doctor visit
Published 12:00 am Monday, May 12, 2008
FROM STAFF REPORTS
Meadow View Elementary School third-grade teacher Donna Hermecz’s class was recently honored to have L. Shefton Riggins, M.D. pay a visit.
Riggins is a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon for the Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery Unit at Shelby Baptist Medical Center and Princeton BMC hospitals.
Riggins is the grandfather of MiKaella Thomas, a student in Hermecz’s class.
Riggins taught the class about the heart, its purpose and how it works.
Each child was given the appropriate items a doctor would wear when going into surgery.