On April 1-3 Douglas HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) students attended HOSA State Competitions in Tucson.
DHS award winners at the HOSA State Competitions held in Tucson April 1-3. Back row left to right, Ittzel Villa, Leslie Griffin, Diego Vlasic, Itzamara Elias, Amairany Barrios, Roxanna Valenzuela, Diego Luy, Jackie Padilla, Francisco Grijalva and Jordan Acosta. Front row left to right, Katia Bocanegra, Fernanda Quiroz, Jocelyn Coronado, Stephanie Escalante, Karina Palomares, Dora Valencia, Oscar Cruz, Roxanna Francies and Stephanie Romero. Submited Photo
At the state level there are about 5,000 members that competed. Each competition is related to healthcare. The top three in each event qualify for nationals that will be held in Orlando Florida, Disney World which will be held June 20-24th.
Douglas High School had nine students qualify this year and many more that were on the edge of going. Overall Douglas made big impression on the Health Occupation Students of America State Competition. Ms. Savill, Mr. Nelson and Ms. Alonso would like to say thank you to all the people who have been supporting our Douglas HOSA members and helped make it possible for us to attend state competitions.
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is a student organization whose mission is to promote career opportunities in health care and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people
Third Place (National Qualifiers) for Community Awareness: Fernanda Quiroz, Joselin Coronado, Stephanie Escalante and Katia Bocanegra.
Third Place (National Qualifiers) for Creative Problem Solving: Roxanna Francies, Oscar Cruz, Dora Valencia and Karina Palomares.
Third Place (National Qualifier) Healthy Lifestyle: Stephany Romero.
Fourth Place Job Seeking Skills: Diego Luy
Fourth Place Biomedical Debate Team: Diego Vlasic, Jordan Acosta, Jackie Padilla and Roxanna Valenzuela.
Fourth Place Career Health Display: Itza Elias and Amairany Barrios.
Fifth Place Dental Spelling: Leslie Griffin.
Fifth Place Pathophysiology: Francisco Grijalva.
Fifth Place Healthy Lifestyles: Itzel Villa.