Skip to main content

Mid-America Technology Center Students Compete at HOSA State Leadership Conference

Posted Date: 05/10/2024

Mid-America Technology Center Students Compete at HOSA State Leadership Conference

Mid-America Technology Center students in the Emergency Medical Technician, Health Careers Explorer, Nursing Services Advanced, Therapeutic Health Careers, and Practical Nursing programs recently attended the 2024 HOSA State Leadership Conference.

            The EMT, Health Career Explorer, Nursing Services Advanced, and Therapeutic Health Careers students who place are:

Behavioral Health: 5th place, Ashton Burleson, Blanchard

Emergency Medical Technician: 2nd place, Callum Dubois, Washington; Adriena Lindert,

        (team event)                            Washington

                                                        3rd place (postsecondary), Will Newton, Noble; Lydia Smith, Purcell

                                                4th place, Jonas Broselow, Noble; Jase Fullingim, Newcastle

Health Career Photography: 1st place¸ Madison Eubank, Epic (Lexington)

                                                  2nd place, Natalie Barlow, Pauls Valley

Healthy Living: 4th place, Nicholas Dunnam, Purcell                                        

Life Support Skills: 2nd place, Ryan Johnson, Lexington

Mental Health Promotions: 3rd place, Brylee Moore, Lindsay; Ransin Perkins, Elmore City;

        (team event)                   Aisha Villalobos, Bridge Creek

Medical Reading: 3rd place, Kennedy Smith, Lindsay

Medical Spelling: 4th place, Juliana Lape, Homeschooled (Lexington)     

Nursing Assistant: 1st place, Isabella Redus, Epic (Purcell)

Personal Care: 1st place, Kloe Overley, Wayne

Physical Therapy: 1st place (postsecondary), Arleth Rocha, Pauls Valley

Sports Medicine: 1st place (postsecondary), Isaac Daniel-Smith, Blanchard

                              2nd place (postsecondary), Chelse White, Lindsay

                              4th place, Bri Taffar, Blanchard

            The Practical Nursing students who placed at the conference are as follows (all are postsecondary students):

Anatomy and Physiology: 2nd place, Briana Helling, Wayne

                                             5th place, Amaries Miles, Pauls Valley

Biomedical Debate: 1st place, Chelsey McGuire, Elmore City; Amaries Miles, Pauls Valley;

        (team event)     Monica Rodriguez, Purcell; Amanda Taylor, Newalla

Career Development: 1st place, Piper Courreges, Byars

                                      3rd place, Rylee Tucker, Blanchard

Epidemiology: 1st place, Jacob Ginseng, Paoli

                          3rd place, Beth Watts, Byars

Cultural Diversity and Disparity: 3rd place, Annamaria Naszali, Lexington

Healthy Living: 1st place, Briana Helling, Wayne

Human Heredity: 1st place, Ali Armstrong, Lexington

                              2nd place, Maranda Youngwolfe, Wayne                                          

Job Seeking: 4th place, Sandara Del Toro, Purcell

Leadership: 1st place, Candice White, Lexington

                     3rd place, Destiny Holman, Lindsay

Medical Law and Ethics: 2nd place, Joy Gibbs, Davis

                                            4th place, Aldren Browning, Blanchard

Medical Reading: 2nd place, Piper Courreges, Byars

Medical Spelling: 3rd place, Candice White, Lexington

Nutrition: 2nd place, Meagan Brickey, Ardmore

Occupational Health and Safety: 2nd place, Amanda Taylor, Newalla

Persuasive Writing and Speaking: 1st place, Destiny Holman, Lindsay

The HOSA International Leadership Conference (ILC) will be June 26-29 in Houston, Texas. The 15 MATC students who qualified to compete on the national level are Health Careers Explorer student Isabella Redus; Nursing Services Advanced student Kloe Overley; Therapeutic Health Careers students Isaac Daniel-Smith, Maddison Eubank, and Arleth Rocha; Practical Nursing students Ali Armstrong, Piper Courreges, Jacob Ginseng, Briana Helling, Destiny Holman, Chelsey McGuire, Amaries Miles, Monica Rodriguez, Amanda Taylor, and Candice White.

For information about full-time and short-term classes, and Business and Industry Services at Mid-America Technology Center please visit us at