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Conrad HOSA Qualifies 34 Students for International Competition

Conrad HOSA Future Health Professionals had a very successful week at the Delaware State Leadership Conference March 27th-31st held at the University of Delaware STAR Campus. Fifty-five students competed in 17 events with 34 qualifying for the International Leadership Conference being held at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort June 21st-24th. They will compete and network with students from all over the United States, American Samoa, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Highlights of the conference included the PSA team winning back-to-back gold medals, the #9 seeded HOSA Bowl team defeating the #1 seed in the second round and going on to win the bronze medal, and the freshman First Aid and CPR team taking the gold medal. In addition, the Conrad chapter was awarded the HOSA Spirit Award for enthusiasm and sportsmanship throughout the conference. Congratulations to all and good luck in Orlando!

PSA – First Place – Sophia Zwack, Lexie Edelson, Haley Hockenbrock, Meredith Friedland, and Shelby Paproth

PSA – Third Place – Jack Kidwelll, Michael Peffley, Michael LoCurcio, Zakk Camilli, Josh Eckrich, and Patrick Murphy

Community Awareness – First Place – Ashlee Maney, Julie Munley, and Emily Hersch

Community Awareness – Second Place – Devon Collazo, Katie Dick, Amiya Rattley, and Zack Turner

First Aid and CPR – First Place – Edasia Fleming and Emily Kerrigan

Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking – First Place – Mallory Margherita

Researched Persuasive Writing and Speaking – Second Place – Neena Riviere

Healthy Lifestyle – Second Place – Blake Schnatterer

Medical Reserve Corps Partnership – Second Place – Talia Spitelle, Nurcan Efe, Aleana Diaz, Alanna Halter, Mikayla Perugini, and Maddie Gleason

HOSA Bowl – Third Place – Jake Brown, Dominic Wayne, Caitie Wisniewski, and Alli Barczak

Physical Therapy – Third Place – Cristina Conde

The following students were also recognized for their accomplishments:

State Pin Design – Second Place – Samantha Lopez

State T-Shirt Design – Third Place – Ben Cancino

Talia Spitelle was recognized for her work with the Medical Reserve Corps.