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National Leadership Conference
Nashville, Tennessee
June 22-25, 2005

2005 Daily Updates - Friday, June 24, 2005

The third day of HOSA’s 28th annual National leadership Conference began early with busses arriving to pick up competitors for the off site events at 6:30 am and continued throughout the day on Friday.

The off site events which took place at Tennessee State University were:

Practical Nursing
Physical Therapy
Dental Assisting
Nursing Assisting
Administrative Medical Assisting
Personal Care

Veterinary Assisting took place at Tennessee’s State Vet Lab.

The following events took place during the day at the Opryland:

Biomedical Debate – Debate Round

Career Health Display

Community Awareness

Dental Spelling – Spelldown

Extemporaneous Speaking

HOSA Bowl and HOSA Bowl Finals

Knowledge Tests:
Pathophysiology
Pharmacology
Nutrition
Concepts of Health Care
Growth and Development

Medical Reading

Medical Spelling – Spelldown

Prepared Speaking

Speaking Skills

Sports Medicine

Exhibitors made the most of their final day and continued to meet with HOSA delegates until the HOSA exposition ended at 1 pm on Friday afternoon.

Educational Symposiums continued to take place throughout the day with such topics as “Organ Donation – You Have the Power to Save Lives,” “Legal Aspects of Clinical Management” and “A Career in Allied Health.” The Educational Symposiums at this year’s NLC were outstanding and gave HOSA members an opportunity to learn about different areas of health care.

The New Advisor Leadership Academy took place from 9 – 11 am on Friday morning where new local advisors were able to learn more about HOSA and how to create a successful chapter in their school.

The National Recognition Session began at 7:30 on Friday evening, which acknowledges those chapters and members who have contributed to HOSA as well as individual chapter accomplishments throughout the past year.

The first awards were presented to Outstanding HOSA Advisors. Each HOSA advisor is a positive influence on their students and make a difference in each HOSA member they teach, so this is a chance to recognize them for their hard work.

The following advisors were nominated by their state association for the award of Outstanding HOSA Advisor:

State

Secondary Advisor

Postsecondary/Collegiate Advisor

Alabama

Kathy Potter
Scottsboro

Carol Thompson
Bishop State Community College

California

Angela Hefler
Palmdale

Mary Ellen Reyes
Mt. San Antonio College

Colorado

 

Joleen Rinaldo
Northeastern Community College

Florida

Karen Kissel
Palm Beach Gardens

 

Georgia

Chris Smith
Lithia Springs

Kevin McHugh
North Metro Tech.

Idaho

Pam Stevens
Skyview

 

Illinois

Denise Graves
Livingston Area Vocational

 

Indiana

Jeff Hayes
J. Everett Light Career Center

 

Iowa

Mary Lou Jacobi
Benton Community Schools

 

Kansas

Trudy Hill
Parsons

Monica Jones
Flint Hills Technical College

Kentucky

Debbie Gray
Breckinridge County ATC

Mary Kleber
KCTCS

Maine

Mary Brennan
Portland Arts and Technology High School

 

Michigan

Linda Pelli
Copper Country ISD

 

Minnesota

Bev Clennon
CRTC-Springfield

Jeanne Bowman
Hennepin Tech. College

Mississippi

Susan Siedell
Pascagoula Applied Technology Center

Nena Scott
Itawamba Community College

Montana

Sandra Goff
Great Falls

 

Nebraska

Nancy Pederson
Blair

 

New Hampshire

Joanne Montenero
Alvirne

 

New Jersey

Charlotta Birdsall
Bridgeton

Vanessa Munson
Monmouth County LPN Program

New York

Sasha O’Connor
Wm. H. Maxwell

 

North Carolina

Edith Stewart
Southern Durham

 

Oklahoma

Vera Miller
Red River Technology Center

Debra Carey
Northwest Technology Center

Oregon

Bill Duffy
Roseburg

 

Pennsylvania

Donna Pavlovic
LeHigh Career & Technical Center

Dr. Debra Kirchoff-Glazier
Juniata College

South Carolina

Winnie Strickland
F.E. Dubose Career Center

 

Tennessee

Donna Reed
East

 

Texas

Gladys Doyno
Weslaco

 

Utah

Tara Pollard
Freemont

Lex Yoakum
MATC

Virginia

Nancy Bean
Wythe County Technical Center

Linda Wood
Massanutten Tech Center

Wisconsin SS

Christina Patrin
Adams-Friendship

 

NATIONAL RECOGNITION PROGRAM

State

First Name

Alabama

Julie Chandler

California

Davionshante Chism

Ingrid Clara

Diana Marmol

Brianna VanSant

Florida

Khadisha Malcolm

Iowa

Amanda Becker

Jessica Haether

Amber Havran

Jenna Koehn

Megan Miller

Dana Reinhardt

Idaho

James Stutheit

Illinois

Malissa Gill

Jenna Hills

Traci Maffett

Amanda Smith

Indiana

Allie Danks

Andrea DeCamps

Brittni Maudlin

Amy Mosier

Zuri Williams

Kentucky

Betsy Isaac

Maine

Erin Bisson

Michigan

Dan Kubicek

Mississippi

Joy Buckley

Nan Johnson

Amanda Melville

DeAsia Reed

Kasey Smith

Taryn Wenzel

North Carolina

Jeremy Beane

Matthew Fisher

Zuley Haiti

Marquise Lee

Marie Redmond

Jessica Sapp

Shaunte Yowell

Nebraska

Abbey Brockman

New Jersey

Hilary Delp

Sushma Patel

Oklahoma

Amber Curtis

Levi Hibbard

Danielle Mathis

Sarah Presley

Kathlene Sands

Tennessee

Shante’ Agnew

Patrick Allen

Nadia Ansari

Shazia Ansari

Kesha Bailey

Aaron Bishop

Chris Bobma

Cherish Bond

Wesley Brookshear

Felecia Buckingham

Lilya Bulba

Chelsea Burkhart

Brittney Canady

James Cartwright

Kayla Cazenave

Jac Conley

Daniel Darnell

Genesia Dickson

Crystal Elliott

Dani Fennell

Venus Fowler

Will Golliver

Tyren Goodman

Haylee Graham

Kharmen Gray

Lacey Hammer

Houston Harris

Cara Hartquist

Alyssa Holland

Sierra Jenkins

April Jones

Cetera Jones

Jessica Jones

Leah Kerassadis

Vanessa Kinsler

Rhonda Link

Sherrell McCoy

Meagan Michael

Rosanna Morris

Roxana Naderi

Whitney O’Neal

Shasta Ogle

Cory Rogers

Malarie Rogers

Radek Slominski

Kalya Sweeten

Ferron Walker

LaKesha Walker

LaSandria Ward

Julia Watters

Robert Williams

Evan Wooten

Texas

Diana Cortes

Melissa Gonzales

Stephany Gonzalez

Dulce Gutierrez

Danika Hocker

Cathy Kramer

Eli Lopez

Marta Vanessa Lucero

Justin Martinez

Travis Martinez

Lavonya McAlister

Melly Mendoza

Juan Montes

Ngan Nguyen

Stephanie Porter

Leo Ramirez

Alice Ransdell

Susie Reyes

Catherine Sandifer

Debra Sauceda

Larissa Smith

Cynthia Ugwuibe

Huma Wasim

Utah

Stephanie Gaufin

Marko Mijic

Virginia

Felicia Balser

Chara Brewster

Megan Davis

Vanessa Helmick

Samantha Newleh

NATIONAL SERVICE PROJECT

Meghan Roth from the Alzheimer’s Association, HOSA’s 2004-06 National Service Project, presented the awards to the associations and chapters that performed “above and beyond” in financial donations or volunteer service to the Alzheimer’s Association.

The state president from Tennessee, Cory Rogers, joined Meghan and the National Officers on stage as Tennessee was recognized for making the top financial contribution to the Alzheimer’s Association, which was over $4,500.

HOSA’s largest single chapter contribution was over $2000 from Wiilson County High School in Tennessee.

The following chapters were recognized for either raising funds of $100 or volunteering a minimum of 100 hours for HOSA’s National Service Project and were given an award of Recognition.

State

School

Service Hours

Total Dollars

AL

Bishop State Community College

0

$290

CA

California High School

0

$250

 

Palmdale

150

$195

 

Sonora

0

$415

 

East San Gabriel Valley ROP

0

$150

 

Deer Valley

0

$271.65

ID

Riverbend P/T Academy

0

$50

IL

Livingston Area Vocational Center

31.5

$125

ME

Tri-County Technical Center

0

$250

MS

Perry County Vo-Tech

0

$250

SC

Applied Technology Education Campus

0

$300

 

Clover

0

$75

 

Lexington Technology Center

0

$171.50

 

RD Anderson ATC

0

$100

TN

Siegel

0

$400

 

Hamilton

150

$300

 

Morristown West

0

$150

 

Morristown Hamblen East

0

$150

 

Dresden

0

$100

 

Stewart County

0

$100

 

Westview

0

$50

VA

EC Glass

10

$100

VA

Smyth Career and Technology Center

0

$200

VA

Martinsville

12

$125

WV

McDowell Career and Tech Center

0

$100

WV

Fayette Plateau Vocational Technical Center

0

$100

The following chapters raised $500 or volunteered a minimum of 500 hours for HOSA’s National Service Project and were given an award of Merit.

State

School

Service Hours

Total Dollars

AR

Quitman

0

$1657

CA

Ygnacio Valley

0

$553

IA

Tucker Center for Career and Technical Education

65

$647.25

 

Roland Story

0

$534

 

Benton Community

25

$500

ID

Bonneville

0

$1,250

IN

Evansville North

0

$1122.52

 

Hoosier Hills Career Center

0

$1483

KS

Wichita Area Technical College

0

$1134

KY

Lake Cumberland Technology Center

0

$500

MS

Gulfport

0

$964

NC

Phillip O Berry Academy of Technology

10

$555

 

Plymouth

0

$500

 

Southern

40

$870

 

Topsail

52.5

$1425.68

 

Providence

50

$700

NH

Region 9 Vocational Center

0

$500

OR

Roseburg

0

$500

PA

Cardinal Dougherty

0

$921

 

Hazleton Area Career Center

5

$506.25

SC

G. Frank Russell Career and Technology Center

0

$1030

 

Gilbert

0

$550

 

Marion County School of Practical Nursing

57

$1157

 

Strom Thurmond Career Center

0

$500

 

The Career Center

0

$791

TN

Bradley Central

0

$930

 

Bolton

10

$640

 

Ravenwood

0

$515.20

 

Chester

141

$500

 

David Crockett

216

$386

 

East

632

$200

TX

Judson Senior  – Seale

9

$532

 

Plano Senior

0

$516

 

Plano East Senior

150

$730

 

Cooperas Cove

0

$925

 

Duncanville

0

$1253.67

 

Abilene

0

$523.04

VA

Massanutten Technical Center

0

$1700

 

Halifax County

0

$760

WI

Oak Creek

2

$516.88

WV

Hampshire

0

$612

HOSA is thankful for all those chapters and individuals who participated in the National Service Project!

MOST ENTHUSIASTIC STATE ASSOCIATION

North Carolina was recognized for showing the most enthusiasm at this year’s NLC. Congratulations!

MOST PROFESSIONAL STATE

This year, National HOSA recognized the state that most exemplified the most professional state association. The Most Professional State at this year’s NLC was Kentucky. Congratulations!

LARGEST STATE DELEGATION

Texas, with a record 476 members and guests in attendance at the 2005 NLC!

KAISER PERMANENTE HEALTHCARE ISSUES EXAM

Kaiser Permanente also sponsors HOSA’s National Health Care Issues Exam. This year, Kaiser Permanente donated $1000 per division to those with the highest scores on the health care issues exam. Kaiser’s representative, Inez Tenzer, presented the awards.

Mastery Level – Postsecondary Collegiate Division:
Elizabeth Rogers, OK
Mary Lou Maher, WV
Sissy Hagedorn, OK
Joyce Hagerman, WV
Nancy Henderson, OK
Kayla Mosely, MS

Postsecondary/Collegiate Division:
3rd Place – Elizabeth Rogers (OK)
2nd Place – Kayla Mosely (MS)
1st Place – Mary Lou Maher (WV)

Mastery Level – Secondary Division:
William-Bernard Reid-Varley, TX
Chase Cannon, TX
Michael Chambers, KY
Laurel Bishop, TX
Yvotte Martinez, TX
Miachel Do, TX
Chase Sandler, TX

Secondary Division:
3rd Place – Michael Do (TX)
2nd Place – Chase Sander (TX)
1st Place – William Bernard Reid-Varley (TX)

NATIONAL HOSA WEEK

The following chapters were recognized for participating in National HOSA Week from November 1-5, 2004. Chapters promote HOSA through community service, knowledge fairs, guest lectures and other healthcare related activities during HOSA Week.

Peter Kirksey Career Center (AL)
Quitman (AR)
Warren Harding (CT)
Land O’Lakes (FL)
Carter County (KY)
Gulfport (MS)
Perry County Vo Tech (MS)
South View (NC)
Southern Alamance (NC)
Southern Durham (NC)
Topsail (NC)
Forbush (NC)
Westview (TN)
Dresden (TN)
Brackenridge
Plano Senior (TX)
McNeil (TX)
Abilene Cooper (TX)
Judson Senior  – Seale (TX)
Judson Senior  – Zalaznick (TX)
Northridge (UT)
Hampshire (WV)

Most Outstanding HOSA Week Winners were:

Abilene Cooper (TX)
Southern Durham (NC)

HOSA encourages each chapter to participate in the 2005 HOSA Week, which will be held the week of November 7-11, 2005.

OUTSTANDING NEWSLETTER

In order to increase the visibility of HOSA to potential health care students, associations and health care corporations, HOSA chapters are encouraged to develop newsletters. Chapter newsletter winners were:

3rd Jasper High (TX)
2nd Oak Creek (WI)
1st Houston High (TN)

Congratulations!

OUTSTANDING ALUMNI

Another avenue for student involvement is the alumni association of HOSA. The Outstanding HOSA Alumni at the 2005 NLC was Mark Grigsby. Congratulations!

OUTSTANDING HOSA CHAPTER

The Outstanding HOSA Chapter event encourages all HOSA chapters to plan a program of work in conjunction with the goals and purposes of HOSA and to encourage the development of local chapter activities to benefit the student, the local institution, and the community.

The Outstanding HOSA Chapter winners were:

Bronze            Chisolm Trail Technical (OK)
                        The Career Center (SC)
                        Tri-County Technical Center (ME)
                        Forbush (NC)
                        Ledford High (NC)
                        Roseburg High School (OR)

Silver              Smyth Career and Tech Center (VA)
                        Benton CSD (IA)
                        Fredericksburg (TX)
                        Green County Tech (OK)
                        Maquoketa (IA)

Gold                Baldy View ROP #2 DA (CA)
                        Seneca Township (IL)
                        Myers Park (NC)
                        Columbia (FL)
                        Grundy Area Vocational (IL)
                        Gulfport (MS)
                        Vero Beach (FL)
                        Tucker Career Center (IA)
                        Harrison County ATC (KY)
                        Passaic County Technical (NJ)
                        AP Fatheree Jones County (MS)
                        Quitman High (AR)

CONFERENCE THEME

The Voting Delegates chose the following theme to serve the 2006 National Leadership Conference:

Submitted by Kentucky HOSA, the theme is “Loving the Profession, Living the Dream.”

Teresa Williamson, chair of the HOSA, Inc. Board of Directors, presented the 2004-05 National Officers with plaques for serving on the National Executive Council. HOSA thanks them for their service to the organization!

BARBARA JAMES SERVICE AWARD

President’s Student Service Award Recipients

Millions of students volunteer every day-improving communities and making America stronger. Launched in 1998, the President's Student Service Awards is an opportunity for schools, colleges, and community organizations to reward and recognize young people for their outstanding community service and encourage more young people to serve.

In conjunction with the Barbara James Service Award recognition, HOSA has endorsed and encouraged involvement in the President’s Student Service Awards & Scholarship program. The individuals listed below have collectively volunteered over 6,338 hours to others and have earned both the HOSA Barbara James Service Award and the President’s Student Service Award.

GOLD

Iowa

Stephanie Peterson

Mississippi

Laken McDonald

Kasey Smith

Texas

Jocelyn Bunton

Blanca Esparza

Jenny Galindo

Ummer Rafique

Virginia

Jessica Dean

West Virginia

Kayla Moore

SILVER

Mississippi

Kristin Lamb

Brittani Loveday

Tennessee

Brittney Canady

Texas

Charlie Lin

Marta Vanessa Lucero

BRONZE

Illinois

Dusty Herald

Iowa

Chelsea Shook

Kentucky

Calvin Kerr

Mississippi

Laura Costelli

Stephen McArthur

Jackie Merrill

North Carolina

Jeremy Beane

Trayonna Floyd

Wyndham Parker

Hannah Sendolo

New Hampshire

Michael Theroux

Bethany Verrilli

South Carolina

Connie Taylor

Tennessee

Sarah Alyzza Holland

Wisam Tobea

Robert Williams

Utah

Harry Dittrich

West Virginia

Andrew Reeder

Barbara James Volunteer Hours – 50 to 100 Hours 

The following HOSA members contributed 821 hours of volunteer service to others and documented their service in the Barbara James Service Award.   These members attended this year’s NLC.

State

Name

Idaho

Skyler Murdock

Mississippi

Connie Evans

Tennessee

Cetera Jones

Texas

Lavonya McAlister

Alice Ransdell

Utah

Brenna McDavid

Virginia

Richard Johnson

Samantha Newlen

West Virginia

Katie Goodrich

Kelly Kimble

Vanessa Noss

Bethany Sheets

The following HOSA members did not attend this year’s NLC but contributed almost 11,060 hours of volunteer service to others.

State

Name

Alabama

Laura Satterwhite

Florida

Von McCary

Ujash Patel

Amanda Thompson

Georgia

Leigh Ann Cupp

Idaho

Chelsey Cooper

Brenn Frei

Sasha Johnson

Summer Nave

Illinois

Janessa Wilson

Iowa

Amber Bollman

Lori Haney

Robin Hute

Kentucky

Keshia Bennett

Brittany Burton

Juan Carlos Cordova

North Carolina

Alicia Cooley

Jennifer Phillips

Anthony Piper

Pennsylvania

Sarah Murray

Tennessee

Chris Blackburn

Alicia Cobb

Jennie Douglas

Cassandra Duncan

Courtney Lilly

Kyle Loudermilk

Jazmon Malone

Angelica Manning

Ashlyn Martin

Amos Muncie

Terence Pointer

LaChonda Thompson

Michael Truelove

Timothy Truelove

Tommy Varner

Katie Vines

LaMetra’ Walker

Texas

Sara Seagroves

Ning Zhang

Utah

Nicole Christensen

Chelsea Clark

Lizbeth Correa

Emily Hastings

Chelsea Loock

Jasa Lung

Benjamin Reichart

Virginia

Katie Elizabeth Clark

Shante Faison

Zachary Ferguson

Theresa Pauline Hawk

Andrew Isaacs

Andrea Moore

Brittany Watkins

Brittany Wright

Natasha Wright

West Virginia

Kim Moats

Whitney Radcliff

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

The Nominating Committee was then recognized at the session. The Nominating Committee is responsible for interviewing and selecting the candidates to serve on the 2005-06 National Executive Council, and we thank them for their service to the organization.

Secondary Representatives

Chelsea Angin (TX)
Ryan Barret (GA)

Postsecondary/Collegiate Representatives

Briana Lee (CA)
Becky Steevison (MS)

Adult Representatives

Nancy Allen (SC)
Wanda Wolf (OK)

Executive Council Members

Michelle Pacovsky (NE)
Ed Callahan (PA)
Sarah Sexton (TN)
Reggie Coleman (IN)

2005-06 NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

Following recognition of the Nominating Committee, the 2005-06 National Executive Council was announced.

Postsecondary/Collegiate Vice-President
Colleen Powell (AL)

Region I Vice-President
Markco Mijic (UT)

Region II Vice-President
Meghan Homa (MN)

Region III Vice-President
Britney Earle (SC)

Postsecondary/Collegiate Board Representative
Lois Peevyhouse (OK)

Secondary Board Representative
Eric Myers (KS)

President-Elect
Sierra Jenkins (TN)

President
Reginald Coleman (IN)

Congratulations to the newly elected 2005-06 HOSA National Executive Council! They have an exciting year ahead of them and will surely represent HOSA to the best of their ability.

HOSA congratulates all members and advisors recognized at this year’s National Recognition Program. Keep up the good work!

 

 


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