Lake Travis High School HOSA students excel at conference

More than 1,200 students from Central Texas converged on Lake Travis High School Jan. 29-30 for the HOSA Area 1 Spring Leadership Conference and Competition.  The following top-performing students will compete at the state HOSA conference in Galveston in April:

  • Sports Medicine: Amy Waldschmidt - 1st Place

  • Clinical Specialty: Josiah Snowden - 1st Place

  • Medical Innovation: Aiden Jendresky, Albert Son, Michael Gilmore, and Nick West - 1st Place

  • Job Seeking Skills: Katie Buerk - 2nd Place

  • Home Health Aide: Annie von Doersten - 2nd Place

  • Biomedical Laboratory Science: Neha Thippana - 2nd Place

  • Medical Spelling: Vy Nguyen - 3rd Place

  • Dental Science: Jaylene Vu - 3rd Place

  • Medical Assisting: Jenny Wu - 3rd Place

  • Epidemiology: Amanda Waugh - 3rd Place

  • Pharmacology: Irene Chiang - 3rd Place

  • Health Care Issues Exam: Jennifer Ballard, Jacob Sick, Christian Vormohr, Albert Son, and Michael Gilmore - Top 10%

Additionally, HOSA Area 1 members elected Lake Travis junior Neha Thippana as Area 1 President and sophomore Tasnim Islam as Area 1 Historian for 2016-2017, a first for Lake Travis HIgh School.