MHS's HOSA Club Wins 15 Events at State

MHS's HOSA Club Wins ​15 Events at State
Posted on 04/25/2018
MHS HOSA ClubThirty Mason High School HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) members will compete in the HOSA International Leadership Conference after taking top honors in the state competition. HOSA is a school-sponsored organization geared for students interested in the health professions and committed to community service.  ​

“These competing HOSA students take MHS Biomedical Science classes and have been preparing for competition since August. There is a leadership competition in the fall, then students competed at Regionals. The top three from that competition moved on to State, and then the top three from State move onto the International Competition in June,” shared MHS Biomedical Science Teacher and HOSA advisor Susana Maldonado. "At the International Competition, students are offered leadership opportunities through workshops, guest speakers and more. This year the event will be held at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas ."

Sixty- ​six Mason High School Biomed students joined more than 1,900 students from around Ohio at the State Competition in Columbus, Ohio April 10-11​. 

MHS won 15 out of the 28 events, and 30 MHS students qualified for HOSA's International Leadership Conference on June 27-30.

The following students qualified for the HOSA International Leadership Conference:  

First Place
Biomedical Lab Sc.: ​Calista Busch​
Dental Terminology: Annie Wang
Extemporaneous Health  P​oster: Lauren Beaudry
Health Education: Diya Joshi, Simhya Karthikeyan
Healthy Lifestyle: Milanya Thumma
Medical Innovation -  Existing:  ​N​eha Patil, Deeya Shah
Pathophysiology:  Blair Hoeting
Pharmacology: Kiret Sangha

Second Place
Biomedical Debate: Lina Itenberg, Rhea Khurana, Priya Sharma, Sriya Suraapaneni
Health career Photography: Kayla Cornwell
Medical Law/ethics:  Sahithi Nagisetty
Transcultural: Nowshin Islam

Third Place
Extemporaneous Health poster: Meghan Hartley
Human Growth and Development:  J​ulietta Collins
Medical Reading: Lindsay Rogers

Healthcare Issues Exam
Rahul Patel
Katherine Zhong
Alejandra Zaleta​

​National Service Award
Jasmine Kaur​

Outstanding HOSA Chapter
Erica English
Ellie Uematsu

HOSA Happenings
Calista Busch
​R​hea Khurana

Barbara James Award
​Silver Medal - Alejandra Zaleta
Bronze Medal - Pranathi Suhas
Keerthana Suhas
Ishani Paul
Katherine Zhong
Jasmine Kaur
Abigail Gunter​
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