Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) had 48 students compete at Area recently at Manvel High School. Of these 24 qualified to advance to State contest in April.
In Public Service Announcement the FHS team earned first place. Members include the following: Ashley Cao, Rachel Cao, Gabby Le, Megan Mai, and Felicity Yiu.
In Community Emergency Response Team, Avery Chahl and Sinjin Sharma won first place.
Members competing in the HOSA Bowl won second place. Members include Andrew Chen, Jean Kureyama, Yazeed Radwan, and Hannah Xia.
In CPR, the team of Josh Clark and Sarah Sutherland placed second.
In Clinical Specialty, Sarah George won second place.
Second place was given to the Forensic team of Ashley Hayden and Christina Nguyen.
Health Education competitors won third place. Members include Lexi Hudson, Sarah Mai, Lisa Nguyen, and Nicholas Steiger.
In Health Career Display, Kathleen Luu and Lawrence Nguyen won second place.
Avery Chahl and Ashley Hayden won Outstanding HOSA Chapter Scrapbook.
The following qualified for state after online testing in December: Arjun Gangakhekar-Medical Law & Ethics first place; Christine Nguyen-Dental Science third place; and Vivian Tat-Medical Reading first place.
The following placed, but did not qualify for State: fourth place winners in Public Health – Rahee Buch, Crystal Chacko, Emily Chao, and Christy Fong; fourth place winners in Community Awareness – Molly Chen, Erin Janak, Huson Nounu, and Faatima Ovais.
Sponsors are Chris Scarpa and Sophia Perez.