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Farmington HOSA Builds on Proud Tradition

The Farmington High School HOSA¬†organization started participating in academic competitions in 2014 and has qualified someone to compete at the international level every year since. This year continued that trend as seven students were crowned Missouri state champions and qualified for the international competition. HOSA stands for Health Occupation Students of America with the competitions following that theme. Madeline Potter finished 4th in the international competition as only a sophomore…

That’s Farmington HOSA sponsor and biomed teacher Courtney McIntyre who had a group of seniors that won state for the third straight year in the problem solving category and finished in the top 10 internationally. She tells us about Kassandra Ramos, Corrine Meyers, Aleasia Ryan and Brianna Speakar…

And seniors Brailey White and Melaina Files won the Missouri State competition in the medical innovation category…

Usually the state competition is held at Missouri S&T in Rolla with the international leadership conference and competition scheduled in Houston, Texas this year. However the COVID-19 pandemic forced all the competitions to be held online.

Full interview with Courtney McIntyre

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