Six Smith-Cotton High School students recently competed at the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida.

The conference took place June 18 - 22.

Sedalia 200 says HOSA-Future Health Professionals is an organization for students interested in all aspects of the medical field. Smith-Cotton students competed in the following competition and recognition events; they also attended educational symposiums:

Current Health Issues Exam: Autumn Bauer and Hayden Karkiewicz

Pharmacy Science: Reagen Mullins

Outstanding HOSA Chapter: Maggie Sparks, Hunter Sparks and Reagen Mullins

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In addition, Edward Toderescu-Stavila was recognized with the Outstanding State Leader Award for his work as HOSA state president and Katelynn Montgomery was recognized as a Bronze Level Barbara James Service Award winner.

Smith-Cotton HOSA thanked its Exclusive Gold Level Partners for their support, which include Tiger Family Dental, Thinline Supplies and Bothwell Regional Health Center; it also recognizes additional support from Surgical Services Sedalia, Dr. John Wadley and Meyer Plumbing.

PIC 1: Smith-Cotton High students, from left, Autumn Bauer, Hunter Sparks, Edward Toderescu-Stavila, Maggie Sparks, Reagen Mullins and Hayden Karkiewicz, and HOSA Advisor Anna Singer attended the HOSA International Leadership Conference June 18-22 in Orlando, Fla.

PIC 2: Edward Toderescu-Stavila was recognized with the Outstanding State Leader Award for his work as HOSA Missouri State president.

PIC 3: Recognized for their work on Smith-Cotton’s Outstanding HOSA Chapter entry were, from left, Hunter Sparks, Maggie Sparks and Reagen Mullins, who worked on the HOSA scrapbook which showcased chapter activities.