CGHS HOSA members advance to Internationals

(April 18, 2019) - Center Grove High School HOSA students had 26 of their 43 members finish in the Top 10 of their event at their annual State Leadership Conference April 16-18 in Indianapolis. Nine students qualified to compete at Internationals in Orlando, Florida. Two placed third in State, four took home a second place medal, and 3 became state champions taking home a gold medal and around $10,000 in scholarship money.  
First Place & State Champion
  • Isha Sura:  Researched persuasive writing and speaking (Marian University Scholarship)
  • David Pham: Sports Medicine (Johnson and Wales & Marian University Scholarships)
  • Anna Puderbaugh: Biomedical Laboratory Science (Johnson and Wales Scholarship)
Second Place & State Runner-up
  • Ava Fisher: Pharmacy Science
  • Kaitlyn Seip: Pathophysiology
  • Brooklyn Hornaday & Sarrah Mander: Forensic Science
3rd Place
  • Ava Fisher: Researched persuasive writing and speaking
  • Alisa Adhikari: Behavioral Health
Top Ten Finishers
  • Medical Math:  Alexis Burns, Christian Durbin
  • Medical Reading:  Tatum Hacker
  • Behavioral Health:  Brooklyn Hornaday
  • Medical Law & Ethics:  Tara Isanaka, Mason Cook
  • Pathophysiology:  Anna Puderbaugh
  • Biomedical Laboratory Science:  Alisa Adhikari
  • Physical Therapy:  Alexis Burns
  • Cert Skills:  Mahek Agrawal & Athulya Nair
  • Epidemiology:  Christian Durbin
  • Extemporaneous Writing:  Anna Puderbaugh
  • Researched persuasive writing and speaking:  Mason Cook
  • Existing Medical Innovation:  Macy Franklin, Alexis Burns, and Abby Watters

HOSA, Future Health Professionals, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America, is a national career and technical student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Technology Education Division of ACTE.