BOWLING GREEN, KY (12/15/11) – The South Central Kentucky Area Health Education Center and Western Kentucky University College of Health and Human Services hosted "HOSA on the Hill" on Nov. 18 at WKU.
The event brought 412 high school HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) students from 16 regional high schools to the practice competition, preparing them for the Kentucky State Competition in March. There were 13 health-related competitive events, campus tours, advisor networking and presentations on professionalism and the importance of being examples of healthy living as health professionals.
The winners included:
Medical Terminology: First, Sarah Steeley, Webster County HOSA; second (three-way tie), Madison Trent, Breckinridge County Area Technology Center and Lauren Elson and Enes Atici, Bowling Green High School.
Medical Math: First, Brandon Carter, Green County ATC; second, Jeet Parekh, WKU HOSA; third, Colin Hawn, Allen County Technical Center.
Medical Photography: First, Madison Vernon, Barren County ATC; second, Emily Chenault, Warren County ATC; third, Julie Church, Green County ATC.
Rescue Breathing: First, Kalynn Embery, Butler County ATC; second, Abbey Pais, Franklin-Simpson HOSA; third, Tawnee James, Webster County HOSA.
Prepared Speaking: First, Mallory Wright, Russellville ATC; second, Sierra Fields, Butler County ATC; third, Hannah Gupton, Green County ATC.
Career Health Display: First, Samantha Gribbins and Mackenzie Gentry, Green County ATC; second, Ashley Ball and Danielle Kennedy, Breckinridge County ATC; third (tie), Tayler Rich and Shelby Todd, Webster County HOSA, and Heather Pendergraff, Hopkins County Career and Technology Center and Kaylieanne Washer, Hopkins County Central High School.
Extemporaneous Writing: First, Kaitlyn Neal, Webster County HOSA; second, Bethany Hawkins, Green County ATC; third, Rachel Gibbs, Bowling Green High School.
Job-Seeking Skills: First, Charity Sorrels, Breckinridge County ATC; second, Adrianne Chandler, Bowling Green High School; third, Bria Barnabee, Muhlenberg County HOSA.
Nursing Assisting: First, Payton Getchell, Muhlenberg County HOSA; second, Jessica Shutt, Muhlenberg County HOSA; third, Stefanie Jeffries, Green County ATC.
HOSA Bowl: First, Haley Williams, Andreea Woods, Deidra Beck, Brian Troutt, Franklin-Simpson HOSA; Megan Stinnett, Kaitlin Thompson, Olivia Conn, Breckinridge County ATC; third, Kendall Bryant, Nick Adcock, Mckenzie Taylor, Kelsea Tebbetts, Hopkins County CTC.
CPR: First, Zarela Gomez and Ashleigh White, Warren County ATC; second, Britney Chastain and Hunter Crossfield, Allen County Technical Center; third, Kayla Cortez and Aly Willoughby, Butler County ATC.
Nutrition: First, Katrina Aldridge, Breckinridge County ATC; second, Hollie Coleman, Butler County ATC; third, Becca Spraggs, Hopkins County CTC.
Dental Terminology: First, Natasha Poole, Breckinridge County ATC; Chelsey Gordon, Hopkins County CTC; third, Lassie Bowles, Hopkins County CTC.
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