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April 7, 2017

LHS students place first in state health conference

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Jennifer Garay and Sidney Kaczar won first place in forensic medicine at the HOSA state competition in March.
Haleigh McGuin and Kenyi Juarez won fourth place in medical innovation.
Liberty High School students Jennifer Garay and Sidney Kaczar placed first in the state in the forensic medicine competition at the HOSA (Future Health Professionals) State Leadership Conference.

The competition took place in Williamsburg, March 10-12.

Both students will have the opportunity to compete at the HOSA International Leadership Conference, June 21-24 in Orlando, Fla.

Haleigh McGuin and Kenyi Juarez, also from Liberty, placed fourth in the medical innovation advanced category.

Awards went to students who placed in the top five.

More than 1,100 secondary and post-secondary students competed in 55 events at the conference.

Other Liberty students competing at the state level included Katelyn Neal, Kara Maines and Grace Hinkler.

Tammy Jenkins advises Liberty's HOSA club.

HOSA is an international student organization with the mission to “promote career opportunities in the health care industry and enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.”

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Stacie Griffin · April 7, 2017 at 5:51 pm
Congratulations! What an amazing accomplishment.

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