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Record Year for Delcastle HOSA Participants

Record Year for Delcastle HOSA Participants

       Six Delcastle students competed at the HOSA’s first International Leadership Conference. The event was held in Nashville, Tennessee, between June 22-25, 2016. Many speakers and exhibitors were present including the following: U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Vivek H, Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., and Brad Montague creator of “Kid President.” Various other interactive exhibitors from the armed forces, colleges, universities, as well as biomedical companies like Pfizer, and IBM were present. HOSA, in celebrating 40 years of Future Health Professionals, inaugurated its first year with an international inclusion. Delcastle had 5 members from the class of 2016, and one member from the class of 2017. This was the largest number of students that qualified for the National competition in Delaware HOSA in Delcastle history. Besides the persistence of the students, Mrs. Moore, Mrs. Conley, and Mrs. Spencer helped prepare the students for the competitions. The Delcastle students and the competitions they competed in are as follows:

  • Jasmine Littlejohn (BMS class of 2016) and Kiara Morris (BMS class of 2017) both competed in “Community Awareness”
  • Joselis Gonzalez (MA class of 2016) competed in “Healthy Lifestyles” and advanced to the second round of competition
  • Inayzha Wallace (MA class of 2016) who was also a state officer competed in “Job Seeking Skills”
  • Elena Valente (MA class of 2016) competed in “Medical Photography” and advanced to the second round of competition
  • Renek McDonald (BMS class of 2016) competed in “Pathophysiology