HOSA at States

HOSA members compete at states completing

Samantha L. Quartuccio, Staff Writer

Walking into the large intimidating room, Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA), competes at States in Traverse City.

“My biggest challenge was not knowing what to expect. I also had a great experience and I can’t wait to be a part of this club next year,” junior Alessandra Gigliotti said. 

HOSA States has a high competition level. Junior Adam Lyjak competed in Medical spelling and placed fourth at States. 

“My biggest challenge was overcoming my nerves; there were a ton of people at the event, but I felt pretty good considering how many people were in Medical spelling,” Lyjak said.

The HOSA team worked very hard to get to the States by talking to other schools and working on their event they competed in at home.

“I feel that the students did very well,” HOSA advisor Philip Crum said. “Anytime we get anybody to the state is a great accomplishment with the States competition being so high.”

As they all line up after their long weekend with their smiling faces, HOSA members compete at HOSA States. “My favorite part was being able to go to Traverse city and seeing all the different people from different schools,” Allison Kliemk said. The student studied and worked very hard to get to States.