Health Career Students Win 8 Gold Medals

Health Career Students Win 8 Gold Medals

 

Congratulations to Mt. SAC health career students who recently won eight gold medals at the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) national competition in Orlando, FL.

“We had 11 competitors this year, and all 11 ranked nationally as finalists. That is quite an achievement,” said Mt. SAC psychiatric technician professor and HOSA advisor Mary Ellen Reyes. “Being involved in and competing in HOSA is a life-changing experience for students.”

Deborah Delgado, Felicia Dunn, Jessica Munoz, and Cecily French all won gold medals in the biomedical debate competition. Nichole Campos, James Nma Onwuka, Blanca Tovar-Garcia, and Denise Workman all won gold medals in the creative problem solving competition. Mercedes Hamilton, Darlene Cabrera and Lori Osterman Fructuoso were finalists in the creative problem solving event.

More than 6,000 secondary and post-secondary students competed in 56 different health-related events at the national leadership event held June 25-28.