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Future health professionals bring home awards from national conference

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2017



Future health professionals celebrate wins at national conference.

More than 100 middle and high school students and advisors from across Delaware represented the First State as part of HOSA-Future Health Professionals recently at the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Orlando. Students competed in health science events, health professions events, emergency preparedness events, as well as healthcare-related leadership and teamwork events.

With more than 10,000 in attendance, students competed in events such as public service announcement, emergency medical services, health career display, prepared speaking, dental science, biomedical laboratory sciences, and physical therapy. At the June 24 awards ceremony, Delaware students received international recognition in their respective events:

Congratulations to the following Delaware HOSA members placing in the Top 10 of their competitive event at the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Orlando:

  • Prepared Speaking (Gold Medalist) – Caroline Kelly, Newark Charter School
  • Biomedical Laboratory Science – Joanne Lord, St. Georges
  • Job Seeking Skills – Jonathan Lee, Sussex Tech
  • Medical Law and Ethics – Brianna Martinez, St. Georges
  • Physical Therapy – Tia Persolio, Sussex Tech

Congratulation to the following Delaware HOSA members recognized for community service:

  • MRC Volunteer Recognition –  Talia Spitelle, Conrad Schools of Science
  • Barbara James Services Award –
    • Silver:
      • Gershom  Shahid, Sussex Tech
    • Bronze:
      • Lauren  Carter,  Sussex Tech
      • Riley McMahon,  Sussex Tech
      • Claire Trimble, Sussex Tech
      • Rebecca Arpie, Sussex Tech
      • Jessica Mauricette, Sussex Tech
      • Gavin Walter, Sussex Tech
      • Jonte’ Desire, Sussex Tech
      • Kristine  Mood, Sussex Tech
      • Gabrielle Hastings, Sussex Tech
      • Daysi Torres-Vanegas, Sussex Tech
      • Karrsin Mitchell, Sussex Tech
      • Collin Handy, Sussex Tech
      • Devin  Carter, Sussex Tech
      • Hannah Venables,  Sussex Tech

Media Contact: Alison May, alison.may@doe.k12.de.us, (302) 735-4006

 

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Future health professionals bring home awards from national conference

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2017



Future health professionals celebrate wins at national conference.

More than 100 middle and high school students and advisors from across Delaware represented the First State as part of HOSA-Future Health Professionals recently at the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Orlando. Students competed in health science events, health professions events, emergency preparedness events, as well as healthcare-related leadership and teamwork events.

With more than 10,000 in attendance, students competed in events such as public service announcement, emergency medical services, health career display, prepared speaking, dental science, biomedical laboratory sciences, and physical therapy. At the June 24 awards ceremony, Delaware students received international recognition in their respective events:

Congratulations to the following Delaware HOSA members placing in the Top 10 of their competitive event at the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Orlando:

  • Prepared Speaking (Gold Medalist) – Caroline Kelly, Newark Charter School
  • Biomedical Laboratory Science – Joanne Lord, St. Georges
  • Job Seeking Skills – Jonathan Lee, Sussex Tech
  • Medical Law and Ethics – Brianna Martinez, St. Georges
  • Physical Therapy – Tia Persolio, Sussex Tech

Congratulation to the following Delaware HOSA members recognized for community service:

  • MRC Volunteer Recognition –  Talia Spitelle, Conrad Schools of Science
  • Barbara James Services Award –
    • Silver:
      • Gershom  Shahid, Sussex Tech
    • Bronze:
      • Lauren  Carter,  Sussex Tech
      • Riley McMahon,  Sussex Tech
      • Claire Trimble, Sussex Tech
      • Rebecca Arpie, Sussex Tech
      • Jessica Mauricette, Sussex Tech
      • Gavin Walter, Sussex Tech
      • Jonte’ Desire, Sussex Tech
      • Kristine  Mood, Sussex Tech
      • Gabrielle Hastings, Sussex Tech
      • Daysi Torres-Vanegas, Sussex Tech
      • Karrsin Mitchell, Sussex Tech
      • Collin Handy, Sussex Tech
      • Devin  Carter, Sussex Tech
      • Hannah Venables,  Sussex Tech

Media Contact: Alison May, alison.may@doe.k12.de.us, (302) 735-4006

 

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