HOSA Wins Big at State Conference



On Feb 22-24, Mountain Vista’s HOSA competed at the Colorado State Leadership conference at the Denver Renaissance Hotel. The conference was an opportunity for students to compete against other schools and to expand interpersonal learning skills. There were a total of 52 top ten finishers in 25 different events and 33 students who placed in the top three in 11 of those events.

Vista also swept the top three in Medical Innovation, as well as taking two spots on the podium in three other events. These students will have the opportunity to represent Vista the International Leadership Conference in June in Dallas.

The teams that swept Medical Innovation include:

Briana Cahill, Taylor Holst – 1st Place
Paige Novota, Lauren Yu – 2nd Place
Eswari Duggirala, Max Probst, Lauren Repella – 3rd Place

For Public Service Announcement, Vista took two of the medals:

Julianne Marsh, Briana Scherrer, Hannah Provan – 2nd Place
Sucheta Sarkar, Ashlen Grote, Samantha Sumner, Morgan Scherrer – 3rd Place

CERT Skills was another event Vista exceeded expectations in:

Lydia Brown, Morgan Scherrer – 1st Place – CERT Skills
Hannah Provan, Briana Scherrer – 2nd Place – CERT Skills

Medical Photography winners:

Grace Matsey – 1st Place – Medical Photography
Bella Kolodziej – 2nd Place – Medical Photography

Other medal recipients include:

Taylor Apala – 3rd Place – Clinical Nursing
Emily Gillette, Kayla Kim, Nidhi Ramachandra – 1st Place – Community Awareness
Ainsley Baker – 1st Place – Research Persuasive Writing and Speaking
Keelin Hunt – 1st Place – Medical Law and Ethics
Sona Kalatardi – 2nd Place – Behavioral Health
Kylee Stonebarger – 2nd Place – Medical Assisting
Keelin Hunt, Nithyashri Eswaran – 1st Place – Forensic Medicine
Elizabeth Murphy, Maddie Mungle, Samhita Bheemireddy – 2nd Place – Medical Innovation (Original)

Finalists Include:
Briana Cahill – Medical Math
Rose Fackrell – Clinical Nursing
Kayla Kim – Medical Law & Ethics
Cassie Kinnear – Job Seeking Skills & HOSA Bowl
Kiley Krosky – CERT Skills
Anna Lindstrom – Healthy Lifestyles
Grace Matsey – CERT Skills
Paige Novota – Human Growth and Development
Halle Prilik – HOSA Bowl
Allison Marsh – HOSA Bowl
Kyle Stonebarger – Medical Photography
Lauren Yu – Behavioral Health
Brian Ma – Forensic Medicine
Leo Bao – Forensic Medicine
Megan Hoodmaker – Forensic Medicine
Katherine Jacobson – Forensic Medicine
Austin Vanderzyden – Medical Innovation (Original)                                              Brendan Gambrell – Medical Innovation (Original)
Josh Rivera – Medical Innovation (Original)

Congratulations to all the participants.