TOLEDO — Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) students in the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Chapter competed in the State HOSA Leadership Conference April 5-6, at the University of Toledo.
Students performing well at the state conference qualified for the 39th Annual International HOSA Leadership Conference to be held June 22-25, in Nashville, TN.
The MVCTC Parliamentary Procedure Team placed 1st in the HOSA State Competition and qualified for the National HOSA Contest in June 2016. The team includes Allied Health students: Kayla Blanton (Milton-Union), Destiny Gerlach (Wayne), Emma Grusenmeyer (Northmont), Spencer Haynes (Brookville), Kathryn Lehman (Milton-Union), Ella Madlinger (Brookville), Shanaz Shareef (Trotwood), and Anna Shockey (Brookville).
Lanora Mitchell, a junior in the Allied Health program from Northmont, placed 1st in the State Medical Terminology Contest.
Elsa Huffman, a junior in the Allied Health program from Dixie, placed 3rd in the State Extemporaneous Writing Contest.
Lorie Wolfe, a junior in the Health Careers Academy from Tipp City, placed 3rd in the State Life Support Skills Contest.
Sarah Witmer, a senior in the Allied Health Program from Tri-Village, placed 3rd in the State Medical Reading Contest.
Paige Burris, a senior in the Allied Health Program from Versailles, placed 4th in the State Medical Spelling Contest.
Shannon Masters, a junior in the Allied Health Program from Wayne, placed 5th in the State Medical Spelling Contest.
During the State HOSA Contest, MVCTC’s Kathryn Lehman (Milton-Union) was also elected to be the Ohio HOSA State Parliamentarian for the 2016-2017 school year.
HOSA is a national student organization designed to promote career opportunities in the healthcare industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult, and collegiate students. For more information on MVCTC career technical programs in the healthcare field, please visit www.mvctc.com.