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FWISD Students Earn Accolades at HOSA State Contest

Students from Fort Worth ISD’s Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences and Trimble Tech High School earned multiple accolades at the recent HOSA State Spring Leadership Conference in San Antonio.

TABS sent more than 30 students to the state contest -- its largest contingent ever. Students from TABS earned second-place awards in behavioral health and health career photography, had six TABS students place in the top 10 percent on the Health Care Issues Exam, and four others earned Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) state recognitions.

Earlier this year, TABS hosted the Texas HOSA Area 5 Spring Leadership Conference at Tarrant County College—Trinity River.

The following are the accolades TABS earned at the state contest:

  • Anna Barnes, Behavioral Health, second place
  • Layla Khan, Health Career Photography, second place
  • Top 10% Health Care Issues Exam takers: Selamawit Gebrekidan, Maureen Serworwora, Aidan Muttiah, Mark Hattarki, Alyssa Zavala and Whitney Dingman
  • State recognition for MRC (Medical Reserve Corps): Andrew De Maria, Leo Santiago, Alexia Rios and Raffel Hernandez

Evette Mumford is the HOSA adviser at TABS.

The EMT team from Trimble Tech, which included students Courtney Ruder and Selene Leyva, was among the top 10 competing teams in its respective category at state.

Lee Gendreau is the HOSA adviser at Trimble Tech.

Hosted March 28-30 at San Antonio’s Henry B. González Convention Center, HOSA-Future Health Professionals, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America, empowers students to become global healthcare leaders through education, collaboration, and experience, according to its website.


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