Members of the Clinton County Area Technology Center’s Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) student-led organization, along with their Instructors/Advisors Billie Frye, RN and Cindy Albertson, RN, attended the HOSA State Leadership Conference held at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville on March 16-18, 2017. Those attending and competing in the conference were: Emily Frye, Home Health Aide Competition; Sarah Albertson, Nursing Assistant Competition; Karlee Gibson, Voting Delegate; Loran Conner, Medical Terminology Competition & Voting Delegate; Brook Groce, Health and Wellness Competition & Voting Delegate; Chloe Martin, HOSA Bowl Competition; and Olivia Maupin, HOSA Bowl Competition. In addition to competing in various competitions, the students attending the HOSA Leadership Conference had the opportunity to meet with college professors in small groups to discuss their chosen career pathways, visit college booths to learn more about the opportunities that each college offers, experience official HOSA meetings, vote on HOSA state officers, and interact with other health sciences students across the state. The CCATC HOSA members who attended the HOSA State Leadership Conference are pictured below. Left to right: Brook Groce, Karlee Gibson. Lauren Conner, Emily Frye, Olivia Maupin, Chloe Martin, and Sarah Albertson.
Emily Frye, a senior member of the CCATC HOSA organization, won first place in the Home Health Aide Competition at the HOSA State Conference. The competition consisted of both knowledge and skills testing. Emily will be attending HOSA’s International Leadership Conference held at Disney's Coronado Springs in Orlando, Florida in June. She will represent the state of KY in the Home Health Aide Competition. Emily plans on attending Somerset Community College in the fall and majoring in nursing. Emily’s Advisors Billie Frye, RN and Cindy Albertson, RN are extremely proud of Emily for winning this state competition.