Plainfield High School's HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) Club stays busy year-round, with club activities, meetings, and trips to the elementary schools to work on STEM activities with younger students.
But this weekend, they were too busy winning to do much else!
The Plainfield HS HOSA Club competed in the HOSA State Leadership Conference this past weekend, and their commitment paid off when they received the "Most Enthusiastic Chapter" award!
There were 42 students competing this weekend and they earned 44 "Top 10" and 19 "Top 3" finishes, with any student placing 1st, 2nd, or 3rd automatically qualifying for the International Conference.
Students that received awards are:
Medical Reading - Rachel Harris - Top 10
Healthy Lifestyles - Madeline Champine - 2nd Place, Josie Heyob - 3rd Place
Research Poster - Lauren Ewing - 1st Place, Kashak Desai - 3rd Place, Madeline Yocum- Top 10
Pathophysiology - Isra Badar - 3rd Place, Mabel Hartman - Top 10
Pharmacology - Sam Smith - 1st Place, Grace Brackney - 2nd Place, Emma Kessinger - Top 10
Dental Terminology - Nesha Brar - Top 10
Medical Math - Jacob Hilton - 1st Place, Camille Clark - 2nd Place, Gavin Susalla - Top 10
Epidemiology - Divyanoor Kaur - Top 10, Avery Srnka - Top 10, Maddie Drayton - Top 10
Nutrition - Hannah Stewart - Top 10
Family Medicine Physician - Divyanoor Kaur - 2nd Place, Karlee Waugh - 3rd Place, Nicole Abell - Top Ten, Jadlyn Hines - Top Ten
Medical Assisting - Isra Badar - 1st Place, Aubree Gibbs - Top Ten
Clinical Specialty - Dailey Morris - Top Ten, Madeline Yocum - Top Ten
Biomedical Lab Science - Camille Clark - Top 10
EMT - Team of Nick Coffelt and Tyler Cochran - Top 10
CPR/First Aid - Team of Lindsay Duffer and Alyssa Hall - 2nd Place, Team of Kashak Desai and Kiara Leiva - Top 10
Pharmacy Science - Reagan Zmijewski - 2nd Place, Sam Smith - 3rd Place, Lauren Ewing - Top 10
Physical Therapy - Grace Brackney - 1st Place, Josey Heyob - Top 10
Veterinary Science - Olivia Ochs - Top 10, Caitlin Kluszynski
Sports Medicine - Rachel Harris - 3rd Place
Forensic Science - Team of Mabel Hartman and Isra Badar - 2nd Place, Team of Madeline Yocum and Olivia Ochs - 3rd Place
HOSA Bowl - Team of Nick Coffelt, Tyler Cochran, Divyanoor Kaur, and Gavin Susalla - Top 10
Prepared Speaking - Nesha Brar - Top 10
Research Writing and Speaking - Mary Hope Rader - Top 10
This group is sponsored by Mr. AJ McAdams and Mrs. Elaine Townsend, and were also chaperoned by Mrs. Melissa Sedwick and Mrs. Michelle Clark. These teachers continuously help these students reach higher and we're grateful to them for all they do.
We are so proud of these fantastic students!