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May 14, 2018

Fauquier students earn awards at health event

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Liberty High School students Jazmine Edwards, Haleigh McGuin, Brooke Hutchinson and Kara Maines received awards at the state health leadership conference.
Students from Fauquier and Liberty High schools received top honors at the Health Occupations Student Association (HOSA) state leadership conference in Williamsburg in March.

Fauquier High School junior Natalie Barrera placed first in the epidemiology competition.

Liberty High School senior Brooke Hutchison placed second in the state for sports medicine.

A team of four from Liberty — seniors Jazmine Edwards, Brooke Hutchison, Kara Maine and junior Haleigh McGuin — placed second in medical innovation.

As first and second-place state winners, they will have the opportunity to compete at the HOSA International Leadership Conference June 27-30, in Dallas, Texas.

A total of 17 Liberty High School students competed at the event.

The following Liberty students also received awards:

• Sophomores Alyssa Amore and Sidney Lewis placed fourth in forensic medicine.

• Junior Angel Springhetti, sophomores Leah Eckert and Grace Hinkler, and freshman Makaila Johnson placed fourth in public health.

• Senior Katie Ferguson placed fourth in healthy lifestyles.

• Junior Haleigh McGuin placed fifth in sports medicine.

More than 1,000 secondary and post-secondary students competed in 57 events at the conference.

First, second and third place winners received a medallion, certificate and trophy. Fourth and fifth place winners received a certificate.

As the second place winner in sports medicine, Brooke also received a scholarship to Johnson & Wales University.

Tammy Jenkins advises the HOSA club at Liberty, and Christine Stiles advises at Fauquier High School.

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