Students from Los Lunas High School recently competed in the HOSA (Future Health Professionals) State Leadership Conference in 14 events, and won first place in five events.
Twelve students, listed below, will move on to compete at the International Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas. in June.
- Lydia Chavez: First place, medical assisting
- Giovanni Garcia: Top 5, creative problem solving
- Alejandro Herrera: Top 5, creative problem solving and medical terminology
- Sabrina Holguin: First place, nursing assisting
- Isaiah Lopez: Top 5, creative problem solving
- Ayleen Morales Gomez: Top 5, extemporaneous writing
- Mikayla Nandin: First place, clinical lab science and second place in epidemiology
- Erin Pointer: Third place, emergency medical technician
- Angelica Romero: First place, sports medicine
- Kayla Stafford: Third place, emergency medical technician
- Gabby Torres: Top 5, home health aide
- Aliana Trujillo: First place, veterinary science
“On behalf of myself and Mrs. Elenna Jaramillo-Ortiz, we could not be more proud of these students and their representation of LLHS,” said Kay Russell, a HOSA advisor at LLHS.
LLHS student Ayleen Morales Gomez also won the state pin design contest for a second year in a row. Her pin design will represent New Mexico at the International Leadership Conference and be traded with students from around the world.
Other competitors included Gissel Chavez, Jay Garcia, Carson Lane, Micahla Lopez and Abigail Nandin.
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