Local students place in regional HOSA competition
By Mark Brooks, SKYCTC

Posted on January 7, 2020 8:20 AM

Southcentral Kentucky high school students who are members of the Health Occupational Students of America (HOSA) participated in the organization’s regional competition hosted by Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, on Friday, Dec. 13. HOSA is a state and international organization for students interested in and preparing for health careers.

More than 130 students from Taylor County, Clinton County, Logan County, Bowling Green High, Barren County, Franklin-Simpson and the Warren County Area Technology Center took part in the competition.

HOSA chapters participated in 25 competitive and 5 recognition events. The Competitive Events Program is designed to motivate HOSA members and provide a system for recognizing the competencies developed by members through Health Science and Biomedical Science class instruction, related job training, and HOSA related activities.

Award recipients from Russellville/Logan County were:

Knowledge Test: Behavioral Health

SECOND PLACE: George Fernandez   

Medical Terminology

FOURTH PLACE: Madelyn Yonts

Medical Assisting

FIRST PLACE: Camaria Carneal

SECOND PLACE: Makayla Heyduck

THIRD PLACE: Kimmari Ferguson  

Nursing Assisting

SECOND PLACE: Shania Johnson  

Public Health

SECOND PLACE: Hamm and McGuire

 Prepared Speaking

THIRD PLACE: Clara Bond 

Extemporaneous Writing



SECOND PLACE: Borders, Holley, Lawson, Young

Since 1976, HOSA has served 2.5 million students interested in pursuing careers in health. HOSA serves an industry that is projected to add five million jobs between 2012 and 2022.



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