Members of the Suwannee High School (SHS) HOSA Program competed in a regional competition at Gainesville High School on January 28.

HOSA is a club geared towards students interested in the medical field. While at the competition, there are many categories to compete in, some including skills and a test while others include some kind of presentation.

Below are the results for SHS students:

4th place Health Education- the team of Veronica Greogorio and Nayleen Brown

4th place CPR and First Aide- the team of Kaleb Dye and Savannah LeNeave

3rd place Medical Math- Payton Howell

2nd place Dental Terminology- Hunter Lanier

2nd place Extemporaneous Health Poster- Kirsta Santos

2nd place Health Career Photography- Keverly Lee

1st place Extemporaneous Writing- Monica Ramirez

1st place Medical Innovations- the team of Marisley Leal and Riby Gonzales

1st place Public Health- the team of Alexis Thompson, Caileigh Croft, John Fry, and Zoey Layton

1st place Tanscultural Healthcare- Zahra Hines

Students who finished third or better qualify to go on to the state competition for HOSA in April.

HOSA Advisor for SHS Ashley Conner says, “This is my first year involved with HOSA, and I have been so impressed with how much effort these students have put into practicing and studying for their competitive event. They completely blew my expectations out of the water. I am so excited to see how well they do competing again in state. There is potential for some of them to even go on to the National HOSA competition.”