Students in local high school HOSA [Future Healthcare Professionals] chapters competed in the Missouri HOSA State Leadership Conference in Rolla in March and several earned the chance to take part in the International Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas, June 27-30.
Sofia Angel, of Timberland High, was named a Missouri HOSA State Officer for the 2018-19 school year. Angel also received the Barbara James Service Award for completing over 75 hours of community service. She received this award along with Timberland senior Caitlin Grubbs and Timberland juniors Kenna Vaughn and Brooke Bzdawka.
Juan Alega, of Francis Howell North High, also received the Barbara James Service Award along with a Gold National Level Certificate.
Timberland High received the HOSA Service Project Recognition award for raising $150 for the HOSA national service project benefiting the National Alliance for Mental Illness [NAMI]. Liberty High received the Outstanding HOSA Chapter International Level Achievement award.
Advancing to the international level are:
• Fort Zumwalt West: Abigail Coleman and Miya Russell
• Fort Zumwalt East: Carly Bambrick and Rosa Rodriguez-Garcia
• Fort Zumwalt North: Madison Swim
• Francis Howell: Anna Johannesman, Sarah Stiens, Sarah Ortbal, Alli Wilson, Megan West, Kirstyn Corbett, Sarah Stith, Nora Stith, Mansi Patel, Danielle Taylor, Alexis Nguyen and Sar Qalbani
• Francis Howell Central: Cooper Redington, Gabriel Prather, Julie Nelgner, Evan Goodbody, Isabel Schwartz, Cooper Redington, Chase Redington, Sophia Couteranis, Jenna Mathis, Carleigh Mortensen, Corrina Trimble and Nicholas Reinhold
• Francis Howell North: Juan Alega, Madeline Fields, Emma Durham, Emily Helmick, Sarah Zimmerman, Hannah Zimmerman and Erin Stock
• Holt: Nolan Briegel, Devanshi Patel, Morgan Edwards and Drashti Topiwala
• Liberty: Sara Rowley, Audrey Chambers, Tian Heinle, Daryn Adler, Alexis Guffey, Emily Ristevski, Marjori Russo and Madison McGuire
• Timberland: Emily Kurtz, Jessica Dorrough, Sophia Giltner and Sofia Angel