The 2019 WAHOSA-Future Health Professionals State Leadership Conference
This year's WAHOSA-Future Health Professionals State Leadership Conference was March 7th-9th and was hosted at the Spokane Convention Center in Spokane, WA.
The events at the conference are designed to motivate HOSA members to study, work hard, and achieve a high standard of excellence in a variety of leadership and skill disciplines.
This year there were over 1,500 registered competitors, competing in 56 different events such as:
Health Education and
Individuals and teams representing Spokane Valley CTE schools competed at the event, with those placing in the top three becoming eligible for participation in the HOSA International Leadership Conference in June.
Central Valley High School
Ansel LaPier and Mitchell Greer received second place in Original Medical Innovations
Ansel LaPier received second place in the Epidemiology Exam
Gracyn Kautzman received recognition in the Barbara James Service Award, completing over 100 hours of community service since November
Amy Bosch placed sixth in Veterinary Science
Esha Gollapalli placed sixth in Medical Spelling
Advisor: Anne Weisbeck
University High School
Zane Buschfinished finished in eighth place overall in Healthy Lifestyle
Advisor: Joe McCollum
Spokane Valley Tech
Claire Brock & Grant Hill finished second place in EMT
Belle Anselmo placed fourth in Transcultural Health Care
Seth Anderson, Alyssa Hilfiker, Grant Hill and Kenedee Lam took fifth place in Creative Problem Solving
Samantha Freemam placed fifth in Home Health Aide
Barbara James Award, Gold Level, was given to Madi, Claire, Dianna, Seth and Kenedee
Advisor: Lori Buratto