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Mandarin High School Students Earn Top Awards at First Coast Regional HOSA Competition

Congratulations to Mandarin High School students who earned top awards at the First Coast Regional HOSA Competition. These students qualify to compete at the HOSA State Leadership Conference and Competition to be held virtually March 28-31, 2021. 
4th Place - Behavioral Health – Mandy Nguyen
1st Place - Clinical Nursing – Arden Bush
4th Place – Forensic Science – Ylli Hasanbelli, Reagan Khan
5th Place – Human Growth & Development – Natalie Brown
1st Place – Medical Assisting – Kathryn Srybnykh
1st Place – Medical Reading – Anna Mukaj
3rd Place – Nursing Assisting – Jayvyn Taylor
1st Place – Pharmacy Science – Kiyah William-Geddes
3rd Place – Research Persuasive Writing & Speaking – Dylan Horne
2nd Place – Prepared Speaking – Emma Hicks
1st Place – Research Poster – Madison Sawyer
3rd Place – Health Career Photography – Lauren O’Connor
1st Place – Health Career Display – Abril Gomez, Denise Hernandez
3rd Place – Health Career Display – Hera Culiqi, Elvedina Kajtazovic
Tied for 2nd Place – Extemporaneous Writing – Chandler Aniel
Advancing to the state level in Health Care Issues Exam – Mandy Nguyen
Duval County Public Schools and the Career & Technical Education Department are proud of each student who participated in this year’s virtual competition. Best wishes to the students who will be competing at the state competition!
HOSA competitive events are designed to provide a system for recognizing the competencies developed by members through Health and Biomedical Science class instruction, related to training and activities. Competitors are evaluated according to set standards of performance by professionals from the health care community appropriate to each event.