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Published in This Week on February 11, 2013

Biggest Loser STEPs out to visit UMMC

Patrick House, standing center in aqua T-shirt, winner of season 10 of the Biggest Loser, visits with Dr. Gaarmel Funches, standing far left, director of community education and outreach, Dr. Jasmine Taylor, standing far right, associate vice chancellor for multicultural affairs, and 62 Science Training Enrichment Program (STEP) students Feb. 3 at the Medical Center. (Enlarge Photo)

House encouraged the 6th-to-8th grade students from Hinds County, Jackson Public Schools, Canton, Humphreys County and Choctaw Tribal Schools to set goals and push themselves because hard work and a good work ethic are what it takes to win. He applauded the students for spending one Saturday each month participating in education enrichment and learning about health careers to prepare for the future.

House lost 181 pounds to earn the title of Biggest Loser. He is the first Mississippian to win the title.

This year's STEP sessions will culminate with a closing ceremony March 2. For more information about STEP, call the Division of Multicultural Affairs at 4-1336. 


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