HOSA students advance to state competition


A number of students from Ohio Hi-Point’s Allied Health and Nursing programs will advance to the HOSA State Leadership Conference after competing at the regional level.

The following students advanced to the HOSA State Leadership competition taking place in April: Brooke Jordan (Marysville), Nursing Assisting, first; Katlynn Caudill (Graham), Personal Care, first; Payten Nott (Bellefontaine), Extemporaneous Writing, first; Mark Evans II (Indian Lake), Na Lin (Bellefontaine), Samantha Withers-Harmon (Bellefontaine), Biomedical Debate Team, first; Jessica Anliker (Marysville), Liliana Brown (Marysville), Forensic Science, first; Jewelyanna Livingston (Marysville), Medical Law and Ethics, first; Anna-Marie Harford (Indian Lake), Extemporaneous Health Poster, second; Alexa Lowry (Upper Scioto Valley), Research Persuasive Writing and Speaking, second; Tory Pawelko (West Liberty-Salem), Raven Slone (Mechanicsburg), Forensic Science Team, second; Peyton Preston (Kenton), Pathophysiology, second; Kylie Allmon (Kenton), Physical Therapy, second; Deidra Blankenship (Marysville), Nursing Assisting, second; Molly Downey (Marysville), Human Growth and Development, third; Jacob Smith (Benjamin Logan), Medical Law and Ethics, third; Orlando Marcos (Kenton), Medical Law and Ethics, third; Bailie Clark (Kenton), Medical Math, third; and Anna Eley (Marysville), Behavioral Health, third. 

In addition, students who placed in the top five include: Quanisha Thompson (Marysville), Nursing Assisting, fourth; Emily Boedicker (Upper Scioto Valley), Prepared Speaking, fourth; Jazlyn Logsdon (Benjamin Logan), Research Persuasive Writing and Speaking, fourth; Eden Murowsky (Marysville), Medical Terminology, fourth; Keely Baker (Marysville), Madison Blaisdel (Marysville), Brooklyn Heller (Marysville), Community Awareness, fourth; Madelynn Cantrell (Marysville), Faith Speicher (Indian Lake), Health Career Display Team, fifth.

The Allied Health and Nursing students are taught by Tammy Heitmeyer, Megan Elkins, Deb Purcell and Stefanie Brown.

Ohio Hi-Point’s Allied Health and Nursing programs are located at the Bellefontaine Main Campus, Kenton Northwood, and Marysville Early College High School. Students competing from the Kenton satellite program participated in the Northwest Region while the Bellefontaine Main Campus and Marysville satellite programs participated in the Central Southeast Region.