Central Tech Attends HOSA State Leadership Conference

Central Tech took part in the 2024 Oklahoma HOSA – Future Health Professionals State Leadership Conference, previously known as Health Occupations Students of America. The conference was held April 15-17, 2024, at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in Norman, OK.

Central Tech’s Advanced Health Careers, Biomedical Sciences Academy, Health Careers, Medical Assisting, Medical Front Office, and Pharmacy Technician programs participated in various competitive events involving a wide range of health-related activities. These events covered tasks such as Pharmacology, Mental Health Promotion, Biomedical Debate, and Home Health Aide. We are excited to share that our students demonstrated exceptional skills in over 15 events, with 2 students qualifying for nationals in Houston, TX from June 26-29, 2024.

Congratulations to the Oklahoma HOSA – Future Health Professionals (HOSA) Sports Medicine (Postsecondary) third place winner. Alice Rapp, Medical Assisting, Mounds

We take pride in recognizing the outstanding achievements of our students at Central Tech. Advanced Health Careers received the National HOSA Service Project for donating over $500 to the National Marrow Donor Program and achieved Gold Star Chapter. Medical Front Office/Pharmacy Technician also received Gold Star Chapter. Health Careers in Sapulpa was awarded with Silver Star Chapter. What an impressive accomplishment for the students at Central Tech!

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“It is truly an honor to observe the bonds and expertise that these students develop throughout their year in HOSA, but the greatest pleasure lies in watching our students on stage and recognizing the significance of their dedication and hard work in the healthcare industry,” said Nancy Overton, assistant campus director, Central Tech’s Drumright campus.

For further information about HOSA, check out hosa.org. To find out more about Central Tech, visit centraltech.edu.

HOSA, a student-led organization, holds a well-known reputation globally and is recognized by various government entities such as the U.S. Department of Education, the Department of Health and Human Services, along with multiple federal and state agencies. Their program focuses on developing leadership skills, fostering motivation, and acknowledging individuals in health sciences education, biomedical science programs, and health profession careers. This includes secondary, postsecondary, middle school, adult, and collegiate students.

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