Over the weekend of March 10-11 Issaquah High students Julianna, Serena, Jason, and Allison competed at the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Future Health Professionals state competition in Spokane, WA. Julianna placed 2nd for Medical Math, Serena and Jason placed 4th for Health Education, and Allison (not pictured) placed 3rd for pharmacology.
HOSA is a national career and technology student organization endorsed by the US Department of Education and the Health Science Technology Education Division of ACTE. HOSA works to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people by providing unique programs in leadership development and motivation. HOSA recognizes exclusively secondary, post-secondary, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in health science education and biomedical science programs, as well as students who have an interest in pursuing health professions.
Congratulations to our Issaquah High students. Keep up the awesome work!
For more information about HOSA, please visit their website: hosa.org
Vithul Ravivarma, seventh grader at Beaver Lake Middle School, is a champion speller! When he started at BLMS in 2016 as a sixth grader he won their annual spelling bee. This year, he took top honors again, becoming a repeat champion. Winners of school spelling bees in the Seattle area are invited to the King and Snohomish County Regional Spelling Bee, where students compete against other school champions from the greater Seattle area for a shot at moving on to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. In a thrilling victory Ravivarma won the regional spelling bee, and will now go to Washington, DC to represent the King and Snohomish County area in the Scripps National Spelling Bee! He is the first national representative from Beaver Lake Middle School. Congratulations Vithul!
To watch a complete recording of the regional competition, please visit the City of Seattle’s Seattle Channel Video website.
For more information regarding the Scripps National Spelling Bee, please visit their website: http://spellingbee.com/
Over 70 students competed for Issaquah High School in a variety of business events. The chapter had great success with finalists in 27 events, and 21 students qualified for the International Career Development Conference, with one student qualifying in two events! Highlights include: