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LCHS, NGA HOSA students earn top places in regionals

Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 12:05 pm

Members of the Health and Occupational Students of America chapter representing Lincoln County High School and Ninth Grade Academy won top placements in several areas during HOSA Regional Competition in Columbia State Community College earlier this month.

Lincoln County High School and Ninth Grade Academy’s Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) students earned numerous top places in in HOSA Regional Competitions held Friday, Feb. 2, at Columbia State Community College in Columbia.

LCHS

LCHS teams earning top finishes included the following:

First place, the biomedical debate team, comprised of Sai Bullard, Hannah Stout, and Logan Owen;

First place, in clinical nursing, Abbey Harmon;

First place, in job seeking skills, Denali Quinonez;

First place, in medical assisting, Allie Norton;

First place, in public health, Carly Locker, Hannah Brazier, Paige Hone, Sabrina Reynolds, and Tessa Lewis;

Second place, human growth and development, Camille Erwin;

Second place, pharmacology, Justin Williams;

Third place, creative problem solving, Abrahm Osgood, Carter Gleghorn, Jake Hall, and Julia Marsh;

Third place, transcultural healthcare, Caroline Mills;

Fourth place, forensic medicine, Audrey Towry and Rantin Friend;

Fourth place, prepared speaking, Savannah Welch;

Fifth place, the community emergency response team, Rachel Gatewood and Audrey Freeman;

Fifth place, emergency medical technician, Carson Rodriguez and Callie Rodriguez.

NGA

And freshmen winners from NGA earning placement included:

First place, in medical photographer, Olivia Tucker;

Fifth place, in community awareness, Sonya Leon and Shelly Nichols.

These students will be competing at the 2018 HOSA State Competition in Chattanooga in March.