HOSA District


Lorri Smith

Kendall Grant, Editor

On February 11th, HOSA competed at the district competition at Florence High School. For those who may be unaware, HOSA is a club where students advance their skills in the healthcare field through competitive events. Some people only had to take a test. Others had to test and try to qualify for the skills event. To be eligible for state, you have to place in the top five in your receptive event. Out of the twenty-four who competed, eighteen will go on to the State competition on March 28-March 30. Here is a list of all of the placements:


Khaled Abu Salah (1st Place- HOSA Bowl)

Emma Beckwith (4th Place- Vet Science)

Mary Presley Eifling (2nd Place- Pharmacology Health) 

Annsli Evans (8th Place- Vet Science)

Kendall Grant (2nd Place- Nutrition)  

Katherine (Maddie) Hall (1st Place – Behavioral Health)

Mikaela Haynes (4th Place- Pathophysiology Health) 

Katie Kuzmenkova (5th Place- Vet Science)

Ryan Land (4th Place-Sports Medicine)

Hannah LeFlore (1st Place- Vet Science)

Jae McFarland (1st Place- HOSA Bowl)

Sara McGahey (2nd Place- Medical Reading)

Annie Nam  (3rd Place- Prepared Speaking)

Kaydence Norman (3rd Place- Vet Science)

Eliana Salinas (7th Place – Human Growth and Development)

Jack Sun (1st Place- HOSA Bowl) 

Andy Tran (1st Place- HOSA Bowl)

Eltahir Zein (1st Place- Medical Spelling)


Congratulations to all those who placed and to those moving on state!