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Turner and Pearland high school students advance to HOSA International

Turner and Pearland high school students advance to HOSA International
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  • PHS
  • TCCHS

Three students from Turner College and Career High School and one from Pearland High School will represent Pearland Independent School District at the International HOSA Conference to be held in Houston, TX on June 26-29.

The students qualified for the international level of the competition after placing in the top three of their categories at the state competition held in April. Students representing Pearland ISD include:

  • Karla Fernanda Alcala – 1st Place Sports Medicine, TCCHS
  • Thieny Nguyen – 1st Place Pharmacy Science, TCCHS
  • Cecilia Castaneda – 2nd Place Behavioral Health, PHS
  • Abigail Garza – 3rd Place Home Health Aide, TCCHS

 

TCCHS students, Ashley Namata, Elijah Portillo, Luke Lathrop, Fatima Fawad, and Fernanda Fonseca will be honored with the Barbara James Gold Award of Recognition for contributing a minimum of 250 hours for community service during the 2023-24 school year. Torin Luong will receive the Barbara James Silver Award of Recognition for contributing a minimum of 175 hours and Danny Haton, Abigail Kim, and Camila Rosales will receive the Barbara James Bronze Award of Recognition for contributing a minimum of 100 hours.

Both Pearland HOSA and TCCHS HOSA also received a Silver Award for Blood Drive units collected in a year.

Additionally, students from TCCHS placed as following at the state competition:

  • Lily Lara – 7th Place Pharmacology
  • Averie Jimenz –  7th Place Medical Art Poster

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is a program focused on developing students who are interested in pursuing a career in health care.

Belinda Ganceres-Garcia, Angela Moreno, Taylor Norris and Caren Wonders are the sponsors at TCCHS and Katelyn Joyce at PHS. Caren Wonders was also awarded the Most Outstanding HOSA Advisor for the State of Texas.

(04/11/2024)

  • District
  • PHS
  • TCCHS
2024 HOSA Winner from PHS
2024 HOSA Winners from Turner CCHS