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Area students qualify for State HOSA contest
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A record-breaking number of school students qualified at the Region Health Occupations Students of America Competition recently and will advance to the state contest March 6–8 in Athens. State qualifiers are from Chestatee, Flowery Branch, Johnson and West Hall Schools.

First-place winners:

Tony Cao, Johnson, creative problem solving

Yennifer Clarin, West Hall, medical terminology

Tiffany Cole, West Hall, veterinary medicine

Logan Dumanowsky, Johnson, biomedical debate

Caleb Harlon, Chestatee, nutrition

Trenton Hembree, West Hall, epidemiology

Nhi Huynh, Johnson, forensic medicine

Zach Johnson, Flowery Branch, CERT

Tyler Johnson, Flowery Branch, CERT

Ryan Kerul, Flowery Branch, biotechnology

Lesly Lopez, Johnson, dental science

Tommy Luc, Johnson, creative problem solving

Jessie Magana, Johnson, creative problem solving

Aaron Martinez, Johnson, biomedical debate

Kristen McCole, Flowery Branch, pharmacology

Martin Mejia, West Hall, healthy lifestyles,

Joshua Segraves, Flowery Branch, medical law/ethics

Stephanie Tran, Johnson, biomedical debate

Heidi Troung, Johnson, forensic medicine

Fredis Velasquez, Johnson, creative problem solving

Hannah Wilson, West Hall, human growth and development

Alisha Wise, West Hall, medical reading

Second-place winners:

Elisama Castaneda, Chestatee, nutrition

Muaz Choudhry, Flowery Branch, dental terminology

Marisol Escanuela, West Hall, medical terminology

Jackson Forrestal, Flowery Branch, pharmacology

Tran Huynh, Johnson, forensic medicine

Holden Koger, West Hall, medical reading

Rocio Pajaro, West Hall, physical therapy,

Bansari Patel, Flowery Branch, medical law/ethics

Jeffery Staton, Johnson, forensic medicine

Lexi Walters, Flowery Branch, pharmacology

Third-place winners:

Reachel Beaulieu, West Hall, physical therapy

Sarah Bosworth, West Hall, CPR and first aid,

Emily Coughlin, Flowery Branch, pharmacology

Kristy Delgado, Johnson, EMT

Fernando Garcia, Chestatee, medical math,

Merritt Gazaway, West Hall, CPR and first aid

Michael Heinze, West Hall, transcultural healthcare

Diana Hernandez, West Hall, health lifestyles,

Zach Lindsey, Johnson, epidemiology

Sophie Munoz, Johnson, EMT

Parker Ramey, Chestatee, medical terminology

Elijah Segraves, Flowery Branch, pharmacology

Dakota Thomas, West Hall, veterinary medicine

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