Students Place in State HOSA Competition/Qualify for Internationals
Four Fox Chapel Area High School students recently earned second and third place medals at the 2019 PENN HOSA-Future Health Professionals State Leadership Conference and qualified for the international competition. Seniors Vaishavi Agrawal and Gina Wang both won second places in the CERT Skills (emergency response) category, senior Rachel Himmel won second place in the Medical Math category, and junior Jenna Tupponce won a third place in the Pharmacology category. All four of these students qualified for the HOSA International Leadership Conference that will be held June 19-22 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida.
Additionally, the Fox Chapel Area High School chapter of HOSA was awarded a certificate for “100% Membership Affiliation.” Members of the chapter have placed at the state conference in all three years that they have attended. The Fox Chapel Area chapter of HOSA has been in existence for four years and has more than 30 student members.
The PENN HOSA State Leadership Conference was held April 3-5 at the Radisson Hotel Valley Forge and Event Center. Nearly 1,000 students from high schools across the state attended the competition.