HOSA Students Qualify for Virtual National Competition

Apr 27, 2020

Frisco ISD students will compete in the HOSA National Leadership Conference to be held virtually June 24-27.

Each qualified for the competition after an outside consulting firm analyzed scores from the Area Competition earlier this spring.

HOSA-Future Health Professionals, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), is a national student organization that prepares students to enter the health care field.

The organization provides opportunities for health science education students to develop technical and leadership skills through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition.

Students compete in a variety of events to test their knowledge of the medical field and build communication and critical thinking skills.

Congratulations to the following students who qualified for nationals and the college scholarship winners who were awarded thousands of dollars across the District.

Centennial High School 

Pharmacology: Dharma Patel
Nutrition: Sanika Joshi
Dental Terminology: Jayant Rajagopal
Human Growth & Development: Sneha Shrinivas
Home Health Aide: Nashwah Qamar
Epidemiology: Tanvi Kosuri
Researched Persuasive Writing & Speaking: Rahmah Isa
Extemporaneous Writing: Ahmad Ali
Health Education: Rhiannon Mitchell, Sanjana Nayar, Sriya Vaskarla

Scholarship Winners: Shashank Easwar, Zaid Fazal, Aisley George, Zaina Ghaffar, Anisha Holla, Esha Kanna, Shilpika Pandey, Nahswah Qamar

Heritage High School 

Health Care Issues Exam: Rohita Arjarapu
Clinical Specialty: Sahana Lothumalla
Community Awareness: Neil Gupta, Abinaya Kannapiran, Sushmitha Nalluri, Piyush Rath
Creative Problem Solving: Kayla Boyack, Lauren Goldschmidt, Camryn Spalding
Health Career Display: Akshitha Sreerangapuri, Mrudula Sunkara

Barbara James Service Awards
Bronze Level 100-174 Hours:
Sanjana Mazumdar
Silver Level 175-249 Hours: Rohita Arjarapu
Gold Level 250+ Hours: Neil Gupta

Independence High School 

Public Health: Shriya Katari, Tvisha Karumuri, Shreya Sahu, Vipun Sharma
Healthcare Issues: Tvisha Karumuri, Vipun Sharma

Lebanon Trail High School 

Medical Reading: Neha Bajaj
Medical Math: Prisha Singla
Physical Therapy: Kay Chi Pua
Pathophysiology: Samuel Knox
Extemporaneous Health Poster: Shreya Chintala

Memorial High School 

Human Growth and Development: Maxine Martin

Wakeland High School 

Pathophysiology: Katie Crow
Nutrition: Liz Pan

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