For the second time in the organization’s eight-year history at Iroquois High School, an Iroquois HOSA member attended the HOSA International Leadership Conference.
Skylar Owens, Iroquois member of HOSA-Future Health Professionals, received third place in the Life Support Skills category at the Virtual HOSA International Leadership Conference held June 21-24.
Owens beat 19 other people from across the United States.
The Chapter also received a Certificate of Recognition for raising $ 400 for the HOSA – Be The Match National Service Project. The group was also awarded for HOSA Happenings, created by Rosalie Wehlander.
Twelve HOSA members attended the conference virtually, including Kaylee Morehead, Lily Blue, Lexi Burma, Hannah Hofhenke, Kaitlyn Maas, Anna Decker, Katie Dubro and Becca Bich, all of whom attended two separate health education events. ; Hayley Geyer, who participated in the Behavioral Health and Health Problems Review; Skylar Owens who participated in Life Support Skills, Ashlyn Wipf, who participated in the Outstanding HOSA Chapter event, and Trysten Zavesky, who had previously been placed in Home Health Aide.
The HOSA International Leadership Conference was scheduled to be held in Orlando, Florida this year, but due to COVID it was held virtually.