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National Leadership Conference
Atlanta, Georgia
June 18-21, 2003


Friday, June 20, 2003

Daily Update
HOSA Delegate Assembly chooses National Theme for 2003-04:
“With Nurturing Love and Caring Smiles, HOSA Goes the Extra Mile”
- Submitted by Kentucky HOSA

Friday at the HOSA National Leadership Conference provided another day of educational workshops, competitive events, and a variety of learning experiences. The day culminated in a night of recognition for HOSA members and advisors.

HOSA is very proud of its Educational Symposiums, sponsored by Nursing Spectrum. Workshop presenters provide HOSA members with a special kind of learning experience. Chapter advisors take advantage of staff development opportunities.

Here are just a few of the many outstanding workshops and field trips offered for HOSA members:

Workshop Presented by:
Cancer – Understanding the Disease in Pictures American Cancer Society
Introduction to Forensic Pathology Fulton County Medical Examiner
Ace Your College Interview Campbell University School of Pharmacy
Hands on Anatomy in Clay: Muscular Anatomy Zahourek Systems, Inc.
Set Your Compass from Good to Great National Vocational Technical Honor Society
Camp Nursing: Working with Chronically Ill Children in a Camp Setting Georgia Baptist College of Nursing at Mercer
Global Health Odyssey Tour Centers for Disease Control
Primate Research Yerkes Primate Research Institute
Introduction to Bioterrorism Centers for Disease Control
And many more……  

HOSA National Recognition Session

The HOSA National Recognition Session was held on Friday evening. The following advisors, schools and HOSA members were recognized for their achievements:

Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award Recipients:

STATE NAME SCHOOL

AL

Charlotte Heatherly Cullman County Area Career Center

AR

Sheila Hoyt Quitman High

CA

Nancy Reclusado Sacramento High

CO

Joleen Rinaldo Northeastern Junior College

FL

Leila McKinney Palm Harbor University High
  Kim Jordan University of Florida

GA

Laura James Morgan County
  Melinda Shiflet North Georgia Technical College

IA

Melba Struble Missouri Valley Community School Dist.

ID

Kathy Holm Sandpoint High

IL

Terri Lozier Streamwood High

IN

Lori Zerface Hoosier Hills Career Center

KS

Amy Graves Labette County
  Monica Jones Flint Hills Technical College

KY

Sandy David Marshall County Area Vocational
  Greta Caudill Rowan Technical College

MD

Joan Coffman Harford Technical High

MI

Ruth Ann Petres William D. Ford Technical Center

MN

Judie Meiner Northeast Metro 916

MS

Sharon Ferris Covington County Vocational Center
  Knox Poole Meridian Community College

NC

Teresa Harris Rockingham County High

NH

Linda Cutler Seacoast

NJ

Betty Anne Moak Bridgeton
  Judy Zirkle Cumberland County Tech

NY

Pam Santillo Harkness Career Center

OK

Heather Love Caddo-Kiowa Techn Center

OR

Don Levine Benson High

PA

Sister Rose Anthony Spingler Cardinal Dockerty High
  Brenda Stover South Hills School of Business & Tech
  Dr. Debra Kirchhof-Glazier Juniata College

SC

Marie Mills Sumter Co. Career Center
  Mary Pool Marion Co. Tech Center

TN

Arlette Robinson Bradley Central High

TX

Joy Key Lamar High
  Pamela Walker Lamar State College-Orange

UT

Jennifer Bird Ogden High
  Shirlee Noble DATC Layton

VA

Jane Best Franklin City High
  Regina Griffin Massanutten Tech Center

WI

Sue Boedeker Gateway Technical College

WV

Peggy Smith Hampshire High
  Lynda McDermott Cabell County Career Tech Center

Honorary Life Member

Betty Moak, Bridgeton High School, New Jersey

National Service Project - American Cancer Society

Top Financial Contributor - $15,755 - Texas
Top Hours of Volunteer Service - 1,638 hours - Utah

Merit Award Recipients
IA Central Campus - Sioux City
IL East Richland High School
MD Caroline Career and Tech Center
MS Gulfport High School
MS Pontotoc Ridge Career & Technology Center
NC Forbush
NC Plymouth High School
NC Rockingham County High School
NC East Duplin High School
NC Southeast Raleigh High School
OR Thurston High School
PA Carrick High School
SC Marion County School of Practical Nursing
SC Barnwell County Career Center
SC B.J. Skelton Career Center
SC Finklea Career Center
SC Gilbert High School
SC Lexington Technology Center
SC Pelion High School
SC Greenwood County Career Center
TN East High School
TN Benton County Voc Center
TN Carroll Co Tech Center
TN Decatur Co Riverside High School
TN Houston Co High School
TN Red Bank High School
TN Richland High School
TN Wayne County Technical Center
TN Wilson County Vocational Center
TX A&M Consolidated High School
TX Jasper High School
TX Miller Career Center
TX Judson High School
TX Garrison High School
UT Northridge High School
 
Recognition Award Recipients
IA Roland-Story High School
IA Tucker Center for Career and Technical Ed
IA Benton Community High School
MD Hartford Tech HS
MS Kosciusko Attala County Vo Tech
NC Smithfield-Selma High School
NC South View High School
NH Alvirne High School
NH Newport High School
NH Kingswood Region 9th Vocational Center
NH Huot Technical Center
NJ Bridgeton High School
SC Clover Applied Technology Center
SC Ridge View High School
SC Fairfield Career & Technology Center
SC Newberry County Career Center
TN Bradley Central High School
TN Chester Co High School
TN Cleveland High School
TN Crockett Co High School
TN Dresden High School
TN Hamilton High School
TN Johnson Co Vocational Center
TX Duncanville High School
VA Franklin County High School
VA Henry County School of Practical Nursing
VA Liberty High School
VA Smyth Career & Technology Center
VA Wythe County Technology Center

Most Enthusiastic State Delegation

  • West Virginia

Barbara James Service Award AND Presidential Student Service Award Recipientss: 100+ Hours of Community Service:

State Name School
FL Carolina Hernandez Lafayette High School
IA Charlotte Price Central Campus
ID Sarah Navarez Riverbend
NJ Hita Vashee Bridgeton High School
NC Qasim Haq Trinity High School
TN Timothy Dale Murray Bradley Central High School
TN Tyler McCurry Bradley Central High School
TN Jaime Strong Daniel Boone High School
VA Matthew Houston Franklin City High School
VA John Adrian Dalton Franklin County High School
VA Wanda C. Wood Henry County Schools of Practical Nursing
VA Teresa A. Foster Henry County-Memorial Hospital School of PN
VA Jennifer L. Coakley Massanutten Technical center
VA Randall B. Hatfield Pruden Center   
VA Russ Whitley Pruden Center
VA Tina L. Everett Pruden Center for Industry and Technology
WV Justin Crites Philip Barbour High School
GA Andrea Ramos Morrow High School
MD Christy Coulter Caroline Career and Technology Center
MD Angel Strannahan Caroline Career and Technology Center
MD Whitney Van Schaik Caroline Career and Technology Center

Barbara James Service Award Winners: 50 – 100 Hours of Community Service

State Name School
AL Amanda Batchelor Ashford High School
FL Tracy Gartner Fort White High School
FL Alecia D. Prince Fort White High School
FL Eric J. Pitt Fort White High School
FL Hetain Patel Pam Beach Gardens High School
IA Haley Hahn Benton Community
MI Brookelyn Harris Allegan
MS Hope Alese Montgomery Pontotoc Ridge Career & Technology Center
MS Jeremy Cortez Hudson Kosciusko Attala Vo Tech
NJ Stephanie Marguglio Bridgeton High School
NJ Courtney James Bridgeton High School
NC Hannah Southern Forbush High School
NC Jacob Bryan Bradley Highland School of Technology
NC Petra Taft J.H. Rose High School
NC Anamika Vyas Southern Hill High School
NC Clifton Jamil Kenon Jr. Wallace-Rose Hill
OR Karen Cha Roosevelt High
OR Diana Sen Roosevelt High
OR Tara Kinkade Roosevelt High
OR Caity Carson Thurston
OR Brandon Bacod Williamette High
TN Michael Connally Daniel Boone High School
TN Caleb Quillen Daniel Boone High School
TN Jessica Renfroe Decatur County Riverside High School
TN Pamela Zibari Decatur County Riverside High School
TN Brittany Deason Houston Co. High School
TN Jodi Hayes Riverside High School
TN Lindsey Gray Science Hill High School
TN A.J. Gunning Science Hill High School
TN Kim Collins Southside High School
TN Tammy Folger Wayne County Technology Center
TX Russell Mariott Miller Career Center
WI Briana Reda Madison East High School
WI Amanda Reda Madison East High School
VA Mary Katherine Edwards Henry County-Memorial Hospital School of LPN
VA Buck E. Sawyer, Jr. Smyth County Career and Tech.
VA Faith Lee Valley Vocational Technical Center
VA Jamie Lynn Dillow Wythe County Technology Center
MD Haley Newcomb Caroline Career and Technology Center

National HOSA Week – Outstanding Achievement

  • Judson High, Texas – Special Award Winner
  • Ben Lomand, Utah
  • Cullman Career Center, Alabama
  • Russell County, Kentucky
  • East High, Tennessee
  • Forney High, Texas
  • Pontotoc Ridge, Mississippi
  • Hamilton High, Tennessee
  • Southern Durham High, North Carolina
  • South Pittsburgh High, Tennessee

National Recognition Program

State School HOSA Member
AL Central High School Tellexis A. Dixon
AL Central High School Chiqiuta Dowell
AL Scottsboro High School Ashlee Tolly
CA Antelope Valley High School Anh Bui
CA Antelope Valley High School Liliana Hernandez
CA Antelope Valley High School Marquita Belt
CA Antelope Valley High School Thao Hynh
CA Antelope Valley High School Maria Camacho
CA Antelope Valley High School April Shilkoff
CA Antelope Valley High School Luz Alvarez
CA Antelope Valley High School Katherine Kussoy
CA Antelope Valley High School Anthony Trujillo
CA Antelope Valley High School Jared Hefter
CA Antelope Valley High School Lindsay Taylor
CA Palmdale High School Jason Riley
CA California High School Elisa Arias
FL Columbia High School Tiffany Collins
FL Palm Beach Gardens Yeon Kim
IA Benton Community High School Haley Hahn
IA Benton Community High School Logan Lenhart
IA Benton Community High School Cody Pech
IA Benton Community High School Ben Phipps
IA Benton Community High School Deanna Thorman
KY Lake Cumberland-Russell Co Amanda Wilham
MD Caroline Career and Technology Center Whitney Schaik
MD Caroline Career and Technology Center Angel Strannahan
MD Caroline Career and Technology Center Christy Coulter
MI Allegan County Brookelyn Harris
MS A.P. Fatherree Vocational Center Megan Wilson
MS Gulfport High School Michelle Nicholson
NC Forbush Alisha Cales
NC Forbush Denise Bobbitt
NC Forbush Augustus Key
NC Forbush Drury Sweetser
NC Forbush Bridgett Bracken
NC Forbush Nicole Smitherman
NC Forbush Justin Eads
NC Forbush Katlyn Joyner
NC Forbush Hannah Southern
NC Southern Durham Jennifer Tant
NC Southern Durham Krystal Riley
NC Southern Durham Carrie Peterson
NC Southern Durham Syed Jaffery
NC Southern Durham Kimberly Handy
NC Southern Durham Whitney Wiggins
NC Trinity Qasim Haq
NC Westover Brittaney Brown
NC Westover Concepcion Brown
NC Westover Charles Young
NC Westover Tracy Tolentino
NC Westover John Randall
NJ Bridgeton High School Hita Vashee
NJ Bridgeton High School Kristina Holton
NJ Bridgeton High School Courtney James
OK Green County Technology Center Reachel Berryhill
OK Green County Technology Center Monica Brinkley
OK Green County Technology Center Ashley Cash
OK Green County Technology Center Holly Dagley
OK Green County Technology Center Brian Frank
OK Green County Technology Center Misti George
OK Green County Technology Center Tonya Gooden
OK Green County Technology Center Larry Griffin
OK Green County Technology Center Alicia Harjo
OK Green County Technology Center Ashley Huddleston
OK Green County Technology Center Whitney Johnson
OK Green County Technology Center Brenda Long
OK Green County Technology Center Nikki Naida
OK Green County Technology Center Miracle Orsburn
OK Green County Technology Center Kariel Ross
OK Green County Technology Center Devin Scott
OK Green County Technology Center Niki Thompson
OK Green County Technology Center Jennifer Parker
OK Green County Technology Center Crystal Pettis
OK Green County Technology Center Morgan Smith
OK Green County Technology Center Donna Watson
OK Metro Technology Center Wendy Patchell
OK Northeast Technology Center Candace Denny
PA Middle Bucks Institute of Tech Melissa Chairmonte
PA Columbia-Montour AVTS Mallory Hack
TN Crockett County High School John Carlton
TN Crockett County High School Mallory Williams
TN Crockett County High School Tacoya Claybrooks
TN Crockett County High School Kasey Jenkins
TN Crockett County High School April Kail
TN Crockett County High School Agatha Higgs
TN Crockett County High School Carrie Turpen
TN Crockett County High School Mary Cobb
TN East High School Chasity Sandidge
TN East High School Christopher Peete
TN East High School Korron Hightower
TN East High School James Caldwell
TN East High School Herman Powell
TN East High School Philmore Epps
TN East High School Courtney Mormon
TN East High School Robert Williams
TN East High School Rodrick Colbert
TN East High School Nicolas Miles
TN East High School Toarvis Cotton
TN East High School Cassandra Cooper
TN East High School Angelica Dennis
TN East High School Victoria White
TN East High School Nia Appling
TN East High School Kendra Curry
TN East High School Christian Mallet
TN East High School Jeri Mosby
TN East High School Allison Clay
TN East High School Shana Morton
TN East High School Sovannra Yos
TN East High School Kiera Kindred
TN East High School Cetera Jones
TN East High School April Jones
TN East High School Ashley Johnson
TN East High School LaQuana Johnson
TN East High School Kryseanna Harper
TN East High School Ebony whitney
TN East High School Marquita Douglass
TN East High School Lauren Taylor
TN East High School Crystal Sawyer
TN East High School Arionna Taylor
TN East High School Darius Drake
TN East High School Tommie Varner
TN East High School Aubrey Taylor
TN East High School Vincent Seabrooke
TN East High School LaMetra Walker
TN East High School Kelecia Johnson
TN East High School Alyssa Carter
TN East High School Monica Williams
TN East High School Rhonda Laird
TN East High School Tarsha Kizzie
TN East High School Alexandra Preyer
TN East High School Marcell Walker
TN East High School Jordan Phillips
TN East High School Ava Chavez
TN East High School Brandy Campbell
TN East High School Deandra Hardaway
TN East High School Angelica Macklin
TN Northside High School Courtney Walton
TN Northside High School Patrick Thomas
TN Northside High School Joy Moore
TN Dresden High School Jessie Pirtle
TN Dresden High School Tabitha Wilson
TN Dresden High School Tara Hornbeak
TN Lenoir City high School Jessica Reeves
TN Sullivan South Gina Dolen
TN North-Knox Vocational Ashley Young
TN Unicoi County High School Alexis Gambrel
TN Unicoi County High School Candace Shelton
TN Unicoi County High School Bridgett Johnson
TN Unicoi County High School Adina Street
TN Stewart County High School Jacob Kent
TN Stewart County High School Sarah Hemington
TN Stewart County High School Ashley Harris
TN Wayne County Tech Center Robert Gobble
TN Wayne County Tech Center April Copeland
TN Wayne County Tech Center Brittney Rose
TN Wayne County Tech Center Bridget Risner
TN Wayne County Tech Center Sabrina Gallup
TN Wayne County Tech Center Danielle Wallace
TN Hamilton High School Marcellus Wordlow
TN Hamilton High School Desiree Bledsoe
TN Hamilton High School Ashley Neal
TN Hamilton High School Crystal Washington
TN Hamilton High School Shenna Blair
TN Hamilton High School Princess Woodard
TN Hamilton High School Latoya Owens
TN Hamilton High School Terrance Brown
TN Hamilton High School Adrianna Moss
TN Hamilton High School Erin Goodman
TN Columbia Central High School Adenkemi Akinsanya
TN Columbia Central High School Julissa Castillo
TN Columbia Central High School Chalene Daniels
TN Columbia Central High School Sharita Duncan
TN Columbia Central High School Brianna Lucas
TN Columbia Central High School Tiffany McDonald
TN Carroll Co Tech Center Jeremy Carey
TN Carroll Co Tech Center Ruth Brinkley
TN Carroll Co Tech Center Victoria (Tori) Autry
TN Carroll Co Tech Center Portia Tharpe
TN Carroll Co Tech Center LaTasha Holder
TN Carroll Co Tech Center LaToya Cavette
TN Crockett County High John Carlton
TN East High School Amber Baxley
TN East High School Debbie Lurry
TN East High School Terrika Fultz
TN East High School Kharmen Gray
TN East High School Jazmon Malone
TN Dresden High School Jessie Pirtle
TN Dresden High School Melissa Alford
TN Dresden High School Jennifer Walton
TN Dresden High School Tabitha Canady
TN Brighton High School Sini Nwaobi
TN Dickson County High Amanda Clouse
TN Dickson County High Kristie McGuire
TN Dickson County High Vivak Master
TN Dickson County High Anna Tipton
TN Unicoi County High School Jamie Kennon
TN Unicoi County High School Danielle Hensley
TN Unicoi County High School Tara Hansard
TN Stewart County High School Sarah Sexton
TN Wayne County Tech Center Julie Pope
TN Hamilton High School Patrick Allen
TN Hamilton High School James L. Cartwright, IV
TN Hamilton High School Lionel Haradaway
TN Hamilton High School Crystal Ellis
TN Hamilton High School Danielle Huggins
TN Hamilton High School Princess Woodard
TN Hamilton High School Venus Fowler
TN Hamilton High School Shelonda Richardson
TN Hamilton High School Sherrell McCoy
TN Hamilton High School Jeremy Nutall
TN Columbia Central High School Keary Alderson
TN Columbia Central High School Dennis Pritzel
TX East Central High School Sarah Rocha
TX East Central High School Tina Fuentes
TX East Central High School Laura Parra
TX James Pace High School Silvia Barron
TX Judson High School Vanessa De Coss
TX Judson High School Christa Urbiola
VA Patrick Henry High School Jennafer Mangan
VA Patrick Henry High School Lauren Becker
VA Patrick Henry High School Kervand Laislaw
VA Patrick Henry High School Jordan Pfohl
VA Patrick Henry High School Amber Via
VA Patrick Henry High School Doreen Ware
VA Patrick Henry High School Amanda Havenner
VA Patrick Henry High School Tommeika Muse
VA Patrick Henry High School Angela Lilly
VA Massanutten Tech Center Chapter 81 Ashley Litton
VA Wythe County Technology Center Cassandra Church
VA Wythe County Technology Center Holly Shinault
VA Wythe County Technology Center Debra Adkins

Marsh Affinity Scholarship

  • Lauren Sheldon, North Carolina
Demonstration Event – Career Health Poster
  • 1st Place – Priscilla Mechenbier, Texas
  • 2nd Place – Danielle Mills, Texas
  • 3rd Place – Katie Blehm, Texas

Pilot Event – Clinical Specialty

Postsecondary/Collegiate
  • 1st Place – Kristi Mitchell, Oklahoma
  • 2nd Place – Lisa Pevey, Mississippi
  • 3rd Place – Tiffany Trimble, West Virginia
  • 4th Place – Brody Perkins, Mississippi
  • 5th Place – Javier Chu, Florida
Secondary
  • 1st Place – Jenny Orszula, Wisconsin
  • 2nd Place – Charilla Schmidt, Michigan
  • 3rd Place – Ashlee Bianco, New York
  • 4th Place – Jessica Henderson, North Carolina
  • 5th Place – Angela Napolski, Michigan
  • 6th Place – Suzanne Shannon, Mississippi
  • 7th Place – Kristen Jerome, Alabama
  • 8th Place – Jonathan Grijalva, Texas
  • 9th Place – Aysa Gray, Florida
  • 10th Place – Michelle Bivins, Oklahoma
Chapter Newsletter
  • 1st Place – Grundy Area Vocational Center, Illinois
  • 2nd Place – Sauk Prarie High School, Wisconsin
  • 3rd Place – Richland High School, Tennessee
Outstanding HOSA Member
  • Postsecondary/Collegiate – Wendy Patchell, Metro Tech, OK
  • Secondary – Sini Nwaobi, Brighton High School, TN

Outstanding HOSA Chapter - Bronze Award

Postsecondary/Collegiate:

  • Chisholm Trail Technology Center - Oklahoma
Secondary:
  • Judson High - Texas
  • Washington Park - Wisconsin
  • Palm Beach Gardens High - Florida

Outstanding HOSA Chapter - Silver Award

Postsecondary/Collegiate:
  • Indian Capital Technolgy Center - Sallisaw, Oklahoma

Secondary:

  • Rockingham County High - North Carolina
  • Wayne County Technology - Tennessee
  • West Montgomery High - North Carolina
  • Myers Park High - North Carolina

Outstanding HOSA Chapter - Gold Award

Postsecondary/Collegiate:

  • Caddo-Kiowa Technology Center, Oklahoma
Secondary:

  • Roseburg High - Oregon
  • Grundy Area Vocational Center - Illinois
  • Quitman High - Arkansas
  • Friendswood High - Texas
  • Arapahoe Career and Tech - Colorado
  • Caddo Kiowa Technology Center- Oklahoma
  • Trinity High - North Carolina
  • Tucker Center for Career and Technical Ed - Iowa
  • Seneca High - Illinois
  • A. P. Fatherree Vocational Center - Mississippi
  • Green Country Technology Center - Oklahoma
  • Benton Community High - Iowa

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