Published on April 17th, 2019 | by Millennium Magazine Staff


Ridge View High School HOSA Students Excel at the State Leadership Conference

Pictured CPS 1st place Team — Faith Thompson, Miranda Hurt, and Iyanna Chapman

COLUMBIA, SC – 31 Ridge View HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) competed in North Charleston at the 2019 SC HOSA State Leadership Conference.  This years’ conference had 1,842 competitors.  Our students competed in knowledge and skills tests, leadership activities, and teamwork Events, consisting of 53 various competition topics.  Seniors Faith Thompson & Miranda Hurt won SC HOSA Scholarships.  Iyanna Chapman, Miranda Hurt, and Faith Thompson won first place in Creative Problem Solving.  This is the third time this trio has received first place medals at the state competition.  Junior Erika VanAlstine is also a three peat medalist.  She placed 2nd on the Pathophysiology Knowledge Test.  In June these students will attend the International Competition at Disney World. 

First time competitors Omaya Goodwin, Kaya Sayers, Kaci Boling, and Taylor Cullum performed high enough on the Knowledge tests that they were able to move to the 2nd round, the skills competition.  Their areas of expertise was CPR/First Aid (Goodwin and Sayers), Biomedical Lab Science (Boling), and Physical Therapy (Cullum).

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