Seven Delta High School students have qualified for HOSA's 39th annual International Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., in June.
HOSA is an international student organization that exposes students to opportunities in the health care industry with health science-related curriculum, training and competitive events.
Future health professionals from Delta High School traveled to Colorado Springs for state competition at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. Adviser Julie Cooper reports 13 of the 18 students from Delta High School placed in the top 10 in their events. Those who qualified for nationals were:
Biomedical Debate, first place -- Emily Baier, Lily Lockhart, Emily Nortnik and Joyclie Webb.
Creative Problem Solving, third place -- Cruz Arias, Jaspe Arias and Janeth Uribe.
Other competitors and their events included:
Creative Problem Solving -- Abby Carlson, Haylee Curry, Missa Webb.
Epidemiology -- Dario Melgoza.
Healthy Lifestyle --Jaspe Arias, Megan Sandoval.
HOSA Bowl -- Alex Duran, Caleb Frazier, Jamie Sutliff, Shelby Wilson.
Human Growth and Development -- Elena Melgoza.
Nutrition -- Karissa Hobbs.
Delta's second annual "Kickoff to Christmas" takes place Saturday, Nov. 25. This event is sponsored by the Delta Area Chamber of Commerce and First Colorado National Bank.