Winfield High School Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competed in the state conference Feb. 26-28. Winfield has 133 students enrolled in health career classes and jointly in HOSA. Students competed in 52 different competitions with more than 400 participants. WHS brought home three third-place winners, five second-place winners and nine state champions in various competitions. Rob Fields is the WHS HOSA sponsor.
Participants and winners pictured are, front row, from left, Courtney Priest, second-place winner of medical law and ethics, and state champion of HOSA Bowl; Brianna Dutton, state champion KN-pharmacology, state champion of HOSA Bowl and state officer 2018-19; Sadie Revell, state champion of the HOSA Bowl; first three-time state HOSA officer Derek Bryant, state champion of HOSA Bowl and state officer 2017-18; Donna Duong, second-place winner of behavioral health and third-place winner of public health team; and Abryana Boling, third-place winner of healthcare issues exam and third-place winner of public health team.
Back row: Britney Jones, participant; Annie Kaufman, participant; Kara Eastman, second-place winner of KN-nutrition; Chelo Curtis, state champion of human growth and development; Calvin Stockton, second-place winner of KN-pharmacology; Madisyn Neal, state champion of sports medicine and state champion of medical spelling; Hannah Seidel, participant; Kallie McNutt, participant; and Addison Barg, state champion of extemporaneous writing. Not pictured is Britney Bounvongxay, second-place winner of transcultural healthcare.