Several students in the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club at the Laurel County Center for Innovation (CFI) participated in the 2017 Kentucky HOSA Conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky on March 16-18. Students attended a number of diverse seminars in public health, epidemiology, behavioral health, nursing, medicine, pharmacy, and others. Students came from all regions of the state and participated in leadership competitions, content knowledge assessments, public speaking presentations, competitive interviews, and received recognition for successful community service projects. Drew Collett, Allied Health Science student from the CFI, competed and earned 2nd place honors in the statewide Medical Law and Behavioral Ethics competition.
“We are so very proud of all our students for the peer leadership demonstrated by participating in this statewide conference that included over 1800 HOSA students from around the Commonwealth,” said Mr. Ed Bowling, instructor of Health Science at the CFI. “We are extremely proud of our HOSA students and are especially pleased to learn that Drew achieved this extraordinary academic honor”, added Dr. James M. Davis, CFI Principal.