Ben Franklin Career Center Students Receive HOSA Health Education Awards

  • News
  • Briana Warner
  • 4/12/2017

In March, Ben Franklin Career Center students attended the 2017 WV HOSA State Leadership Conference at Marshall University. Ben Franklin medical class students competed in the HOSA competition.

2017 WV HOSA State Leadership Conference Winners included:





Mrs. Holston’s Class


Shelby Roberts

WV HOSA state officer historian/reporter

Olivia Maroney

Top 5 Job-Seeking Skills

Gabby Johns

Research Persuasive Writing & Speaking

Riley Richmond, Jacey Danberry, AJ Jenkins

Medical Innovation Advancement (1st)

Shelby Roberts, Kaylan Reed, Angel Dorsey, Lyndsey Graves

Public Service Announcement (3rd)

Angel Dorsey

State Pin Design

Kayla Lester

State T-Shirt Design

Mrs. Holsten

Secondary Advisor of the Year



Mrs. Nolen’s Class


Shanna Aherns

Medical Spelling (1st)

Sherry McCallister

Medical Assisting (3rd)



Mrs. Huffman’s Class


Chloe Gilbert

Extemporaneous Health Poster (1st)

Victoria Martin, Dakotah Smith, Emalee Knight, Emily Lovejoy

Medical Innovation – Original (2nd)

Many of these winners will be going to Orlando, Florida to Walt Disney World to compete in the HOSA International Leadership Conference. While at the conference, the students will participate in educational symposiums, meet other HOSA members from around the world, and compete in the competitions they won in at state level. 

Shelby Roberts, WV HOSA state officer, will be not only representing Ben Franklin Career Center at ILC, but also the state of WV. She will help lead a state meeting and meet other officers from around the world. She will also vote for the International officers for the next year.  


About HOSA

HOSA is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.