2020 HOSA State Conference Results Announced

Our Health Occupations students participate in a student organization called, HOSA which is an organization for future health professionals. Prior to the pandemic, our students worked extremely hard in preparing for HOSA’s State Conference that was scheduled this past April and like everything else, was cancelled. Just recently, HOSA offered a virtual awards ceremony for a few of the events they were able to judge and HOSA Advisors, Ms. Theresa Cairns, Health Occupations Instructor and Mrs. Izzy Mitsch, Health Occupations Instructional Assistant, are very happy to announce a list of winners from that ceremony.

Congratulations to the following student winners!

The Health Care Issues Exam is an exam in which students were required to investigate, analyze and answer questions of various application knowledge of current health care related issues. Congratulations to:

1st Place: Ahtalya Fragozo from Beaver Area School District  

2nd Place: Fakhar Mohammed from New Brighton Area School District

According to HOSA’s website, the Barbara James Service Award is in memory of Barbara James, 1982-83 HOSA Inc. Board Chairman. Her leadership skills and contributions to HOSA exemplify the caring and compassion of HOSA members. This award seeks to recognize individual HOSA members who have a commitment to community service in health. Obtaining the Barbara James Service Award affords our Health Occupations recipients the ability to apply and be eligible for health related scholarships. Congratulations to:

Silver Level – 175-249 service hours:

Aracely Chace-Escobedo from Central Valley

Emily Kunzmann from Central Valley

Haleigh Grabski from Beaver

Annaka Duzan from Western Beaver

Bronze Level – 100-174 service hours:

Brianna Specht from Blackhawk

Elaina Galino from Beaver

Loren Moratta from Hopewell

Haley Sterling from Ambridge

Colton Ball from New Brighton

Hanna Hohenshel from Western Beaver

Shimyia Hugley from Beaver

Morgan Isles from Ambridge

Allison Paull from Hopewell

Justin Ruckert from Freedom

Madison Graeff from Riverside

Jaycie Hunt from New Brighton

Desiree Webb from New Brighton

Isn’t great to know that these students, who have joined the ever growing, “Cairns Crew”, will be taking care of those in need like those who have preceded them??? CONGRATULATIONS to these OUTSTANDING students for their achievements!

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