Ben Franklin Career Center Students Receive State HOSA Health Education Awards

  • News
  • Briana Warner
  • 3/19/2018

This month, Ben Franklin Career Center students attended the 2018 WV HOSA State Leadership Conference and competed in health-related events.

2018 WV HOSA State Leadership Conference winners included:



Mrs. Holston’s Class


Keerstyn Stephenson

WV HOSA state officer – Vice President

Sierra Nida

WV HOSA state officer – Historian/Report

Angel Dorsey

State Pin Design

Keerstyn Stephenson, Sierra Nida, Hallie Fogarty, Katie James

1st Place Biomedical Debate

Angel Dorsey

2nd Place Epidemiology

Jacey Danberry, Riley Richmond

2nd Place CPR/First Aid

Alex Mullins, Shelby Roberts, Lyndsey Graves, Sydney Stanley

3rd Place Community Awareness



Mrs. Nolen’s Class


Montana Legg

1st Place Health Career Photography



Mrs. Huffman’s Class


Katie Handley, Kristin Little, Lolita Means

3rd Place Medical Innovation - Existing

Many of these winners will be going to Dallas, TX to compete in the HOSA International Leadership Conference June 27-30, 2018. 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. 

Keerstyn Stephenson and Sierra Nida, WV HOSA state officers, will be not only representing Ben Franklin Career Center at ILC, but also the state of WV. They will help lead a state meeting and meet other officers from around the world. They 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. More information on WV HOSA is available here.