By Betty Gandee
The Clay County High School HOSA chapter traveled to Marshall University on March 6 to compete at the state leadership conference. Out of 38 students, there were 26 that placed in the top three, qualifying them to compete at the International Leadership Conference. In addition, the chapter team was recognized for donating to the National Service Project. This year, many students stayed afterschool to create items to sell which raised over $200 for the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
Individual Event Winners are as follows:
Kelsey Prather, 1st Place in Medical Math Knowledge Test
Katie Ferrebee, 2nd Place in Dental Terminology Knowledge Test
Lexi Ramsey, 2nd Place in Medical Law and Ethics Knowledge Test
Jaydin Cogar, 2nd Place in Pharmacology Knowledge Test
Team Event Winners are as follows:
1st Place Health Education Ava Taylor, Ivy Taylor, and Makenna Brown
1st Place Medical Innovation- Brittany Barss, Kaylee Truman, and Alexis Williams
2nd Place PSA- Clare Dawson, Chloe Jones, Jordan Pierson, Aiden Taylor, Josh Mance, and Andrew Adkins
3rd Place Public Health- Macee Samples, Lacee Samples, Gracie Boggs, Reagan Ramsey, and Breana Hanshaw
3rd Place Forensic Medicine- Grace Holcomb and Hannah Mullins
3rd Place Biomedical Debate- Anna Parilac, Kali Frame, and Emma Drake
The international leadership conference was scheduled to be held this June in Houston, TX, Due to safety concerns, the conference will now be virtually held. Congratulations to these students for all their hard work and dedication to this organization.