HOSA State Leadership Conference Winners

Spring Valley's HOSA took 29 students to the HOSA State Leadership Conference in Charleston on March 12th-14th, 2014.  The students had the opportunity to compete in 57 events.  HOSA had 10 first place winners, 10 second place winners, and 2 third place winners.   Four students won scholarships totaling $2600.00; they were, Akhila Padi, Aakash Shingale, Lydia Kwon, and Karen Lee.  Three students were recognized as Bronze medal winners for the Barbara James Service Award; Linda Thomas, Karen Lee and Sara Wallam.  Three students were recognized as Silver medal winners for the Barbara James Service Award; Sarah Lee, Crystal Lee, and Leila Yazdi.  Two students were in the top 10% for the Health Care Issues Exam; Jane Hyun and Lydia Kwon. Spring Valley HOSA was recognized as an Outstanding HOSA Chapter and for the HOSA Happenings Award.  HOSA Advisor's Lorie McDuffie and Mary Morgan accompanied the group to Charleston. Jackie Howard Love attended as a chaperon.  The next competition will be in June at the National HOSA Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL.

1st Place:
Linda Thomas   Dental Terminology
Sarah Lee   Medical Math
Chanse Sonsalla   Medical Reading
Aakash Shingala   Pharmacology
Akhila Padi   Transcultural Health Care
Karen Lee   Dental Science
Nabinah Kumte   Epidemiology
Graham Fengler   Creative Problem Solving
Alexandra Bergren  Creative Problem Solving 
Rachel Shroyer   Creative Problem Solving

2nd Place:
Crystal Lee   Human Growth and Development
Akhil Mohan   CERT Skills
Guillermo Pineda   CERT Skills
Tanvi Mehta   Researched Persuasive Speaking
Dominique Kwon   Health Education
Nerielle Legaspi   Health Education
Martin Li   Community Awareness
Summer Nguyen  Community Awareness 
Lydia Kwon    Community Awareness
Priscilla Li   Community Awareness

3rd Place:
Leila Yazdi   Nutrition
Surabhi Poola   Biotechnology