Last Friday, HOSA members competed in the 2020 Area IV competition, and out of 11 competitors, six advanced to state and three placed within the top five.
The competitors made their way to Mont Belvieu, where they first attended a ceremony honoring their dedication to the competition as well as giving a notable mention to the new HOSA district officers. From there, they competed at Barbers Hill High School among numerous other districts within the Houston area.
Advancing to state at Galveston this year is:
Margarett Hruska placing 2nd in Epidemiology
Viviana Castillo placing 2nd in Pathophysiology
Noah Krivi placing 3rd in Dental Science
Soumya Somani, Daniyaal Qazi and Hira Qazi placing 3rd in Community Awareness
Jordan Cheek placing 4th in Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking
Lauren Cheek placing 5th in Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking
Arnel Chan placing 5th in Extemporaneous Writing