HOSA Regional Competition

HOSA Regional Participants

By Emily Hagaman, HOSA Chapter Reporter

Last month, 61 students from the Branch Area Careers Center’s chapter of HOSA: Future Health Professionals attended their regional competition at Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

A total of ten chapters with 462 students participated in skills and leadership events throughout the day. Thirty-one students from the BACC qualified to attend the state conference by placing in the top three for their event.

The HOSA State conference will be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan on March 22-23.

Advisors
Cheryl Covell and Linda Bowers.

The following medalists qualified to attend the HOSA State Conference

Gold
Montgomery Barrow/Haley Wilson: CPR and First Aid
Harley Otis: Health Poster
Email Ramos Nunez/Diana Salto: Health Education
Olivia Bracy: KT Transcultural Health Care
Allison Hochstedler: Nursing Assisting
Sebastian Gillette: Personal Care
Andrea Aker: Physical Therapy

Silver
Jayda Kelly/Hailey Steel: CPR and First Aid
Emily Hagaman: Health Career Photography
Mitzi Hernandez/Kimberly Ramos/Molly Smith/Anna Tappenden: HOSA Bowl
Virgina Torres-Ojeda: Nursing Assisting
Eric Segovia: Sports Medicine

Bronze
Cheyenne Akers/Abby Strock/Maria Beltran/Pedro Vargas Patlan: Biomedical Debate
Emily Blair/Leslie Cebrero: CPR and First Aid
Brigette Haataja: KT Human Growth and Development
Cailyn Cook: KT Nutrition
Aubrie 
Rabideau: Medical Assisting
Audrey Hall: Nursing Assisting
Rachael Hoath: Prepared Speaking
Tristan Oglesbee: Physcial Therapy
Marcus Broom: Sports Medicine

Top 10 finalists
Brandon Harrison/Malorie Rzepka: CPR and First Aid
Shelby Loftis/Maya Thomas: CPR and First Aid
Samantha Peiffer/Kayla Radebaugh: CPR and First Aid
Taylor Krontz/Tanner Smith: CPR and First Aid
Meghan Vaughn: Dental Science
Mikayla Taylor: Extemporaneous Health Poster
Mikaela Gleeson: Extemporaneous Health 
Poster
Veronica Arroyo/Yareli Beltran: Forensic Medicine
Remedios Barajas Ruiz/Andrea Maldonado: Forensic Medicine
Shaunae Rasmussen: Health Career Photography
Kaci White: Medical Assisting
Jasmin Gutierrez: Medical Assisting
Isabella Foley: Nursing Assisting
Katherine Creager: Nursing Assisting
Katie Deboe: Nursing Assisting
Payton Robinson: Sports Medicine
Joshua Pepper: Sports Medicine