2014 Finalists

NLC 2014 ~Orlando, Florida


Silver Nursing Assisting Glendaris Guadarrama TCHS-Pennock’s Bridge
Silver Speaking Skills Tiffany Boyd Berks CTC-East – HOSA AM
Bronze EMT Tristan Kaas & Clay Moyer Berks CTC – East-HOSA PM
Bronze Life Support Skills Charles McFeeley Carbon CTI


4th Place Veterinary Science Katie Newcamp Lancaster County CTC
5th Place Interviewing Skills Tiffany Dieter Monroe CTI
6th Place Personal Care Ashley Bird Carbon CTI
7th Place Home Health Aide Brittany Routzahn Franklin County CTC
8th Place Speaking Skills Kara Misero TCHS – Pickering
10th Place Medical Assisting Kira Griffith TCHS – Pennock’s Bridge
10th Place Nursing Assisting Rebekah Call Clarion Co. Career Center
10th Place EMT Nydir Hayden & Brian Rodriguez A. Phillip Randolph Technical HS – Fire Science


Gold Community Awareness Kaishla Colon, Lucy Hernandez, Kimberly Esteves-Rivas & Margarita Huertas Esperanza College
Silver Biomedical Debate Rebecca Bradley, Lorie Pentz & Lori Remis Greater Altoona CTC-PN Program
Bronze Medical Spelling Sandra Schiller YTI Career Institute-York Campus


4th Place Medical Spelling Waltina Currie Laurel Technical Institute –Sharon Campus
4th Place Medical Photography Dawn Trimmer YTI Career Institute-Lancaster Campus
6th Place Knowledge Test-Pharmacology Kayla Sanders YTI Career Institute-York Campus
6th Place Job Seeking Skills Alison Brandt YTI Career Institute-Lancaster Campus
7th Place Knowledge Test-Human Growth & Development Justin Hess Greater Altoona CTC-PN Program
10th Place Medical Math Mary Grove YTI Career Institute-York Campus
10th Place Medical Assisting Brooke Fisher YTI Career Institute-Lancaster Campus


Barbara James Service Award – The Barbara James Service Award is in memory of Barbara James, 1982-83 HOSA, Inc. Board Chairman. Her leadership skills and contributions to HOSA exemplify the caring and compassion of HOSA members. This award seeks to recognize individual HOSA members whose commitment to community service is worthy of recognition.  Members volunteering a minimum of 50 hours via the online NobleHour registration system received recognition.

Carbon Career & Technical Institute Charles McFeeley
Mastbaum HS – Nursing Hearts Chantel Smith; Darielys Garay-Colon; Kalesha Dewar;Luisa Rodriguez; Faithia Gibson; Katie Jordan
Middle Bucks Institute of Technology – Health Ashley Pohle; James Babinetz
Reading-Muhlenberg CTC – HOSA Freedom Annyrose Tavarez; Santa Alacan
Reading-Muhlenberg CTC – HOSA Pride Melissa Esquivel
Thomas Edison Fareira – Queens of Hearts Shayna Cruz; Jonathan Lopez

HOSA Happenings – Chapters tell the story of their chapter of HOSA-Future Health Professionals, throughout the year, using a print newsletter, electronic newsletter, or website. Chapters will select ONE (1) newsletter (print or electronic) or a website, to be judged at the state level.  All registered submissions at the NLC were awarded a Certificate of Excellence.

Mastbaum HS – Nursing Hearts; secondary division
Laurel Technical Institute – Sharon Campus; post-secondary division

National Service Project (NSP) – 2012-2014 Service Organization: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – The HOSA NSP involves the sponsorship of a national healthcare organization by local HOSA chapters. Local chapters plan service projects to support the selected organization. Chapters document their involvement and submit documentation to their state advisor by the state deadline to be eligible for national recognition.

Certificates of Recognition awarded to the following chapters for donating $100.00 or 100 volunteer hours.

Butler County AVTS McCaskey East High School
Delaware Co. Tech High School – Gold Reading-Muhlenberg CTC – Freedom
Mastbaum High School – Nursing Hearts Thomas Edison HS– Queens of Hearts

Certificate of Merit awarded to the following chapter for donating over $500.00 or 500 volunteer hours.

Greater Altoona CTC- PN Program
*Congratulations to the chapter members for receiving this recognition two consecutive years

Outstanding HOSA Chapter – HOSA chapter members create a scrapbook to record and preserve their chapter’s achievements during a single school year. Chapters earn points for properly documenting chapter activities in the scrapbook as described in the event rating sheets. Chapters who earn the required number of points are recognized as an “Outstanding HOSA Chapter.” The scrapbook serves as a yearbook to be kept by the chapter and shared with future chapter members.

Mastbaum HS – Nursing Hearts
Reading-Muhlenberg CTC – Freedom