PRESS PHOTOS BY MARK RECCEK Medical Academy Charter School Principal Joanna Hughes, left, speaks with Julie Keith, far right, and her mother, Gena Florio, at the school's Aug. 21 open house. Keith previously attended Whitehall High School and said she decided to enroll at the charter school to pursue a career in veterinarian technology.
Evelyn Pena, center, and her daughter Elizabeth Pena, far right, introduce themselves to Medical Academy Charter School gym teacher Allan Snyder during the open house. Elizabeth is enrolled at the charter school.
Principal Joanna Hughes fields questions from a large crowd during the open house in the school's gymnasium. The charter school, which opened Tuesday this week, is sharing facilities with Lehigh Valley Christian High School, in the former Lincoln School on Howertown Road.
Charter school holds open house
Catasauqua's Medical Academy Charter School hosted an open house Aug. 21 for students and their parents.