Ka’u High & Pahala Elem HOSA Club Competes statewide

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Back row: Aislynn Carroll, Angie Miyashiro (Adv.), Jenny Mauricio, Ezra Ramones.  Front Row: Sheilla Felipe, Monica Covarrubio, Ty De SA, Travis Taylor

KA`U HIGH & PAHALA ELEMENTARY School’s Health Occupations Students of America club competed with 32 schools at the state level on O`ahu last month, and members qualified for Nationals by taking second and third places.  They team will be traveling to Nashville, Tennessee in June 2016  to compete at the Nationals.

HOSA is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of ACTE. HOSA’s two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance delivery of quality health care to all people.

HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult and collegiate students enrolled in health science education and biomedical science programs or have interests in pursuing careers in health professions.

Dr. Angie Miyashiro, HOSA Health Club Advisor and teacher is extremely proud of her students and welcomes any monetary donations to help defray travel expenses to attend the National competition.


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