Six Dripping Springs High School Health Science students qualified for the Texas HOSA State Leadership Conference following their performances on an online test to begin the 2022-23 competition season.
Students qualified for the state contest by placing in the top three in Area 1 to automatically advance to state and skip the area competition. Students advancing to state are Teresa Brod (Medical Reading), Noelle Butkevic (Behavioral Health Science), Priya Chandrani (Healthcare Issues Exam), Connor Johnson (Health Informatics, Healthcare Issues Exam), Bailey Inglish (Medical Reading) and Alyssa Stradling (Medical Math).
Bethany Harkrider (Pharmacology), Margot Heltzel (Human Growth & Development) and Audrey Lorenz (Pharmacology) placed in the top five in the area to finish as state alternates. Four additional DSHS students advanced to the Area 1 competition: Makenna Blakesley (Medical Spelling), Luke Bohan (Physical Therapy), Hannah Rowe (Pharmacy Science) and Jasmine Zogaib (Dental Science).
2022-23 HOSA STATE QUALIFIERS
Teresa Brod, Medical Reading
Noelle Butkevic, Behavioral Health Science
Priya Chandrani, Healthcare Issues Exam
Bailey Inglish, Medical Reading
Connor Johnson, Health Informatics and Healthcare Issues Exam