Knox’s future healthcare professionals win at State, qualify for Nationals

Eight students represented members of the Knox County chapter of HOSA at the 2015 state leadership conference held March 12th-14th in Louisville.

HOSA, a career and technical student organization for students pursuing high school pathways in the health sciences field, provides students with the opportunity to compete, and win, in a variety of health related competitive events.

Winners from Knox County include the team of Anna Beth Callihan and Abbe Jones, 1st place in Career Health Display;  Cherish Gray, 2nd place in Extemperanous Writing, and Sarah Bright, 3rd place in Nursing Assistant and Personal Care.

“They put in a tremendous amount of hard work and dedication both in preparing for and competing in these events,” said Jennifer Brock, an advisor for the Knox HOSA chapter.

The students are now eligible to attend the National HOSA Competitive Events that will be help in Anaheim, California this June where they will compete against their peers from all over the world.