The University of Delaware College of Health Sciences hosted more than 800 Delaware high school students at the HOSA Future Health Professionals State Leadership Conference. The week included competitive events, workshops and tours of the incredible STAR Health Sciences Complex.
Students placing in the Top 3 of their competitive event at the Delaware HOSA State Leadership Conference are eligible to compete at the International Leadership Conference. This year’s ILC is being held in Orlando, FL June 21-24, 2017. To learn more about this conference please visit the national website at http://ilc.hosa.org/
Congratulations to the Central Middle School Chapter of Delaware HOSA, Future Health Professionals. The CMS HOSA students competed in their second state conference on March 10, 2016. Below are the results from the day.
Health Career Display
Gold Medal- Victoria Anwanyu & Cheyenne Pfeiffer
Silver Medal – Abby Olshenske & Amanda Carey
Gold Medal – Autumn Tkachuk & Carter Crumpler
Silver Medal – Jada Caldwell, Azaria Lewis, & Dylan Tucker
Gold medal – Jaisri Davis
Silver medal – Kaylee Wright
Bronze medal – Mahogany George
Winners qualified to participate in the International HOSA competition in Nashville, TN in June 2016.
On Monday, February 29th, Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE and Delaware HOSA-Future Health Professionals co-sponsored a competitive event to encourage student engagement and to support policies and practices that facilitate research, encourage innovation, and advance awareness and understanding of rare diseases. Student teams from nine Delaware schools prepared a visual display about a rare disease, their research efforts, and a proposed cure/treatment or way to improve quality of life related to the condition. It was a great success!! To view more about this event, visit the national Rare Disease Day website: www.rarediseaseday.org/join-your-hands
It’s been a great year for Delaware HOSA and we’re excited to see what Nationals brings as close to 80 students head to Anaheim, CA to compete June 24-27. Please enjoy our updated newsletter and recap all that has happened this year.