Health Career Students Win Silver and Gold

Health Career Students Win Silver and Gold at State, Advance to Nationals


Congratulations to Mt. SAC’s Health Career students who 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, James Nma Onwuka, and Blanca Tovar-Garcia won gold medals in the creative problem solving competition. Felicia Dunn, Jessica Munoz, and Cecily French won gold medals in the biomedical debate competition.

Darlene Cabrera, Mercedes Hamilton, and Lori Osterman Fructuoso took silver medals in creative problem solving. Deborah Delgado, Irma Macias, and Denise Workman 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.

Professor Mary-Ellen Reyes is the team’s advisor.