2014 National HOSA Leadership Conference

75 Minnesota HOSA members and advisors attended the 37th Annual National Leadership Conference on June 25th- 28th in Orlando Florida. It was the LARGEST National HOSA Leadership Conference with over 8,200 participants and guests. 
The increase of conference attendees could be a result of the 10.3% increase in membership with 165,822 including Health Science programs, Project Lead the Way Biotechnology and Postsecondary/Collegiate Chapters.
Minnesota was well represented in competitions and recognition programs. 
Start planning now for the 2015 National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California.

Competition and Recognition results:

Barbara James Service Award
Kaitlin Roper – Duluth                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Lacy Tooker-Kirkevold- Andover

HOSA Happenings 
Denfeld/East high School

MRC Volunteer Recognition 
Andy Dang – Spring Lake Park HS                                                                                                                                                                                                         Christopher Hartwick – Spring Lake Park HS                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lexi Hill – Duluth HS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tyler Piantek – Duluth HS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Shelby Routsalinen- Duluth HS

2014 National Service Project- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation                                                                                                                                                                    
Certificates of Merit - over $500 or 500 hours
Northeast Metro #916 ($1,397.00 and 109 hours)

Life Support Skills
9th- Salome Dolo – Northeast Metro #916

Medical Photography
8th -  Kaylee Kenowski- Mercy Hospital HOSA- Moose Lake