The members of the Western Pines Middle School Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) club participated in the regional competition at the Winter Leadership Conference on Thursday, Jan. 16.
The following students are to be congratulated on placing in their divisions: Ryan Hansen and Brandon Spaner, third place in Health Career Display; Ayesha Khan, first place in Health Career Preparation; Malachi Maldonado, first place in Health Career Exploration; Katelyn Ramsahai, first place Nutrition; Dana Delgado, third place in Math for Health Careers; Noorleen Farhoud, first place in Math for Health Careers; Kyle Villalobos, first place in Medical Terminology; Ayda Kilic, second place in Prepared Speaking; and Alex Abiola, third place in Medical Reading.
Other members who competed should also be congratulated for their outstanding effort and leadership: Katelyn Kelley and Emily Rardin, Kyranyiah Albert, Jenna Valby, Sophia Farnam and Leena Ganesh.
All first, second and third place winners will be advancing to the state competition in April. Teacher and HOSA advisor April Kercheville is proud of all of the students who competed. They were excellent representatives for Western Pines.