Six TCCHS students advance to HOSA International
Six students from Turner College and Career High School will represent Pearland Independent School District at the International HOSA Conference to be held in Nashville, TN on June 22-25.
The students qualified for the international level of the competition after placing in the top three of their categories at the state competition. TCCHS representing Pearland ISD include:
- Amelia Cantu – 1st Nutrition
- Hanna John – 1st Physical Therapy
- Marisa Koshy – 1st Clinical Specialty
- Hannah Philip – 1st Pharmacy Science
- Jade Nguyen – 2nd Dental Science
- Chandell Williams – 2nd Job-Seeking Skills
TCCHS students Eileen Puente and Diya Babu will be honored with the Barbara James Gold Award of Recognition for contributing a minimum of 250 hours for community service during the 2020-2021 school year. Emilio Galvan and Hiba Qureshi will receive the Barbara James Silver Award of Recognition for contributing a minimum of 175 hours.
The TCCHS HOSA team also received the Silver Award for Blood Drive units collected in a year.
Additionally, students from TCCHS, Dawson and Pearland high schools placed as following at the state competition:
- Hayley Bartlett (PHS) – 4th Human Growth and Development
- Sebastian Escobedo (TCCHS) – 7th Pharmacy Science
- Dariel Naval (TCCHS) – 9th Dental Terminology
- Andrea Moreno (TCCHS) – 9th Dental Science
- Daria Lamont (DHS) – 10th Medical Art Poster
- Hien Nguyen (DHS) – 10th Medical Assisting
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is a program focused on developing students who are interested in pursuing a career in health care.
Caren Wonders, Taylor Norris, Belinda Ganceres-Garcia, Rebekah Farmer and Monica Jackson are the sponsors at TCCHS, Katelyn Joyce, Michael Ganz and Allison Peek at Pearland High School and April Harris and Gretchen Carter at DHS.