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HOSA Students Headed to State Healthcare Competition

Posted on: February 21, 2021

Twenty-eight Harrison High School/Great Oaks students are headed to state HOSA—Future Healthcare Professionals competition after showing their skills and knowledge in regional events. 

The competitive events were either individual or team activities and were held virtually.  Some events included 50-100 question tests; others featured pre-recorded presentations or Zoom interviews or debates.  All of the activities were designed for students to showcase their knowledge of medical topics and healthcare careers.  The top finishers in each category qualify for state virtual competition in April, with a chance to move on to national events.

The students are part of the Biomedical Sciences program offered by Great Oaks Career Campuses at Harrison High School.

The state qualifiers are:

First place

Kennedy Ashley - Behavioral Health

Holly Herrmann - Medical Reading

Ethan Schomaker - Pharmacology

Terrin Jackson - Pharmacy Science

Kavya Patel - Health Career Photography


Second place

Sarah Scheurer - Cultural Diversities & Disparities in Healthcare

Josie Farris - Human Growth & Development

Emaline Hannon - Biomedical Lab Science

Bailey Fiebig - Clinical Nursing

Jacob Snyder - Extemporaneous Writing

Payton Meece and Ethan White - Health Career Display


Third place

Kylie Frederick - Human Growth & Development

Alyssa Perry - Pathophysiology

Grace Whitis - Clinical Nursing

Elizabeth Heimkreiter - Sports Medicine

Joshua Evanson and Judah Hannon - Forensic Science


Fourth place

Morgan Gardner - Behavioral Health

Miguel Martinez - Cultural Diversities & Disparities inHealthcare

Julia Harmon - Medical Law & Ethics

Jessica Guilfoyle - Medical Reading

Emily Davis - Medical Spelling

Emma Marhoffer - Pathophysiology

Gabrielle Goerler - Physical Therapy

Leah Kathman, Natalie Kiefer, Aalysah Rust, and Aaliyah Rust- Creative Problem Solving

Great Oaks offers over 30 career programs for high school students, including healthcare programs in Dental Assisting, Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Health Technology, Secondary Practical Nursing, and Surgical Technology. 

HOSA—Future Healthcare Professionals is a national student organization dedicated to healthcare education.