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Twelve DSHS HOSA Students Qualify for State Contest

February 16, 2022


A school-record 12 Dripping Springs High School health science students advanced to the Texas HOSA State Leadership Conference after placing among the top three competitors or in the top 10 percent of their respective events at the Texas Area 1 Spring Leadership Conference in San Antonio.


Dripping Springs had three students win their event with Rosalyn Brysch (Biomedical Laboratory Science), Jasmine Zogaib (Prepared Speaking), and Alyssa Stradling (Medical Reading) taking first place. Arysta Visser (Pharmacy Science), Rylea Bernhard (Research Poster), Bailey Inglish (Medical Reading), and Connor Johnson (Health Informatics) claimed second-place finishes. Earning third-place honors were Kareena Edwards (Healthy Lifestyles) and Teresa Brod (Medical Reading). Priya Chandrani, Yasmeen Saba, and Isabella Villanueva advanced to the state competition by placing in the top 10 percent of students on the Healthcare Issues exam.


HOSA is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of the Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE). HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.


The Texas HOSA State Leadership Conference will be held Apr. 19-22 in Galveston.




Biomedical Laboratory Science

Rosalyn Brysch - 1st place


Health Informatics

Connor Johnson - 2nd place


Healthcare Issues Exam (Top 10%)

Priya Chandrani

Yasmeen Saba

Isabella Villanueva


Healthy Lifestyles

Karenna Edwards - 3rd place


Medical Reading

Alyssa Stradling - 1st place

Bailey Inglish - 2nd place (tie)

Teresa Brod - 2nd place (tie)


Pharmacy Science

Arysta Visser - 2nd place


Prepared Speaking

Jasmine Zogaib - 1st place


Research Poster

Rylea Bernhard - 2nd place