West Clermont students made their mark in the healthcare field recently as 18 students qualified for international competition through events at the State Leadership Conference for Ohio HOSA-Future Health Professionals.

The students are all enrolled in the Biomedical Science program offered by Great Oaks Career Campuses in partnership with West Clermont High School.

HOSA student competitions to test the students’ skill and knowledge in a variety of healthcare categories were held through online testing and videotaped presentations.  The top three finishers in each event qualified to compete at the 2021 Virtual International HOSA conference in June.

The top students from West Clermont/Great Oaks are:

Allison Ross, first place, Clinical Specialty
Megan Wood, second place, Clinical Specialty
Maria Bates, Lainie Mason, Wren Marsh, and Madison Wesley, second place, Medical Reserve Corps
Logan Eads, second place, Biomedical Lab Science
Job Seeking Skills – Yatra Patel, third place, Job Seeking Skills
Healthcare Issues Exam – Isabel Griner, third place, Healthcare Issues Exam

Several other students also qualified to take the Healthcare Issues Exam at the international level:    Isabel Griner, Ava Reveal, Jackson Miller, Coleson Davidson, Illeana Brewster, Allison Ross, Lucy Hale, Morgan Fleming, Lauren Johnson, Rachel Miller, and Megan Wood.

Great Oaks offers over 30 career programs for high school students at its campuses and in area high schools, 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.