WEDNESDAY, APRIL 09, 2014

Mt. SAC Students Win 12 Medals at HOSA State Competition

WALNUT, Calif.–––Mt. San Antonio College health career students won six gold medals and six silver medals at the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) state leadership conference held March 29-April 1 in Anaheim. More than 2,100 students competed at the state competition.

Nichole Campos (Covina), James Nma Onwuka (Highland), and Blanca Tovar-Garcia (Mira Loma) won gold medals in the creative problem solving competition. Felicia Dunn (Upland), Jessica Munoz (Riverside), and Cecily French (Pomona) won gold medals in the biomedical debate competition.

Darlene Cabrera (Rowland Heights), Mercedes Hamilton (Pomona), and Lori Osterman Fructuoso (La Verne) took silver medals in creative problem solving. Deborah Delgado (Norwalk), Irma Macias (Azusa), and Denise Workman (Diamond Bar) won silver medals in biomedical debate.

All 12 Mt. SAC students will advance to the national HOSA competition to be held June 25-28 at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida.

HOSA, established in 1976 by the U.S. Department of Education, is the national organization for secondary and post-secondary health career students. The organization provides students in 40 states with skills, leadership development, and career development.

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