HHS HOSA students compete in Regional contest

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Thirteen counties in West Tennessee met for the HOSA Lower West Tennessee Regional Competition held January 29 at Union University.  Haywood High HOSA was represented by five students, Halie Steward, Anne Marie Sceals, Felescia Sanders, Yajaira Rodriguez, and Emma Baumheckel, competing in four events. Each student earned a place in regional competition by placing in the top 10 in online testing. Three students placed first in their skills event and will now advance to State Leadership Competition to be held at Opryland Hotel in Nashville, March 19-21. Anne Marie Sceals placed first in Sports Medicine and Felescia Sanders and Emma Baumheckel placed first in Emergency Medicine Technician. Advisors are Julie Taylor and Brandlin Turner.

HOSA, Future Health Care Professionals, offers 56 competitive events that are aligned to the National Healthcare Foundation and Accountability Criteria outlined by the National Consortium for Health Science Education. HOSA members are encouraged to take full advantage of the HOSA National Competitive Events Program, a constantly expanding and improving series of health care related competitive events. Competition within each state is held in the spring as a means of identifying those members eligible for competition at the HOSA National Leadership Conference.