HOSA students place at state

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 20, 2008


The Health Care Science class at the Shelby County School of Technology had a large group of students who attended the state HOSA competition.

Under the leadership of Dorinda Shaddix, the following students competed: LaCourtney Henley, medical terminology; Courtney Taliaferro, human growth and development; Jena Owens, nutrition; Amber Stokes, pathophysiology; Nicole Reis, pharmacology, Jessika Seritt and Ragen Davis, CPR/First Aid; Lauren Johnson, nursing assistant; Keisha Pickett, physical therapy; Kevin Stafford, home health aid; Nikki Duke, extemporaneous poster event; Jessica Motes, prepared speaking; Heather Brashears, extemporaneous writing; Regina Hester, dental terminology; Ashley Hart and Shelley Bentley, community emergency preparedness; Kristin Montgomery, sports medicine; Emily Patterson, Kaiser Permanente Healthcare Issues Exam; Ashley Conwell, administrative medical assisting division; Jamie Ward, dental assisting; Kayla Argo, medical assisting clinical; Mandy O’Neal, extemporaneous speaking, Kaci Brand and Brittiney Shaw, forensic medicine; and Danitra Lee in the outstanding HOSA chapter event.

Many of these competitors placed at the state competition and have been invited to compete at the HOSA National Competition.

Four of these state winners, Kristin Montgomery, Kayla Argo, Mandy O’Neal and Emily Patterson will attend the HOSA National Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas this month.