HOSA Wins At State Competition

Members of South High’s HOSA Club proudly show off their winning medals at the recent state competition.

Members of South High School’s Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Club took home a trove of medals, including more than a dozen first place, at the state competition, and 19 participants advanced to the national level held in Orlando, FL.

At the state competition, students medaled in such categories as: Creative Problem Solving, Clinical Nursing, Dental Science, Epidemiology, Forensic Medicine, Human Growth & Development, Medical Math, Medical Law, Medical Ethics, Pharmacology, Transcultural Health Care and Veterinary Science.

HOSA Club activities are self-funded. Faculty Advisor is science teacher Dr. Steven Tringali.

The HOSA Web site explains the purpose of the organization as one that “develops leadership and technical skills through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which are an integral part of the health science education instructional program.”

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