April 2, 2019 Achievements

SCCSD students honored as 2019 IA HOSA Award finalists

HOSA Finalists

Sioux City Community Schools students from East, North, and West high schools were honored as finalists at the 2019 Iowa HOSA State Awards. The awards were presented to students that demonstrate excellence and professionalism as a future health professional.

HOSA is a national student organization that provides opportunities for leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in health science programs.

Students who placed first, second, or third at the State Awards qualify to represent Iowa at the International HOSA Conference, June 18-23 in Orlando, Florida. See the names below for a complete list of finalists.

Health Science Events

Medical Spelling
1st place – Yahaira Sanchez – WHS

Medical Terminology
4th place – Kaitlyn Sanford – EHS

Medical Math
1st place – Kathleen Dam – NHS
6th place – Christine Ly – NHS

Health Professions Events

Pharmacy Science
1st place – Sierra Berg – NHS

Leadership Events

Extemporaneous Health Poster
3rd place – Christine Ly – NHS
5th place – Kaden Nieto – NHS

Extemporaneous Writing
1st place – Yahaira Sanchez – WHS
2nd place – Kathleen Dam – NHS

Health Career Photography
1st place – Jessica Kleinschmidt – WHS

Job Seeking Skills
2nd place – Kaitlyn Sanford – EHS

Prepared Speaking
2nd place – Michel Salmeron – WHS

Teamwork Events

Health Career Display
4th place – Michel Salmeron & Yahaira Sanchez – WHS
6th place – Kennedy Jaerger & Hannah Trometer –WHS

2019-20 Iowa HOSA State Officer Candidates

Michel Salmeron – WHS
Yahaira Sanchez –  WHS
Kathleen Dam – NHS
Eli Miller – NHS