Fifteen West Clermont students in the Great Oaks Biomedical Science program are headed to state HOSA—Future Healthcare Professionals competition after showing their skills and knowledge in regional events.
The competitive events were either individual or team activities; they typically included a 50-100 question test of specific knowledge. Some events required students to demonstrate their healthcare knowledge and skills in a mock scenario.
West Clermont students who qualified for state competition are:
- Morgan Schaefer, 1st place, Sports Medicine
- Logan Eads, 1st place, Biomedical Lab Science
- Madison Wesley, Zoe Chapman, Maria Bates, Lainie Mason, Raegan Mason, and Wren Marsh, 1st place MRC Partnership
- Aidan Creager, 1st place, Extemporaneous Writing
- Makenna Anderson, 2nd place, Veterinary Science
- Lily Wilfert, 2nd place, Physical Therapy
- Brooke Hall and Payge Suggs, 3rd place, CPR/First Aid
- Lauren Johnson and Caeley Richardson, 3rd place, CERT Skills
Biomedical Science is a Project Lead the Way program offered by Great Oaks Career Campuses at West Clermont High School.
Great Oaks offers over 30 career programs for high school students, including healthcare programs in Dental Assisting, Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Health Technology, Secondary Practical Nursing, and Surgical Technology.
HOSA—Future Healthcare Professionals is a national student organization dedicated to healthcare education.