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10 MIHS Students Are In Top 10 at HOSA-Future Health Professionals State Competition

10 MIHS Students Are In Top 10 at HOSA-Future Health Professionals State Competition
MISD Communications

Mercer Island, WA, March 20, 2023 – Ten Mercer Island High School students placed in the Top 10 on March 10 at the 2023 HOSA-Future Health Professionals Washington State Competition.

HOSA-Future Health Professionals is a global student-led organization, whose mission is to promote career opportunities in the health industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.

There were 25 students from MIHS that competed against 2,000 students from Washington high schools.

Angeline Lee and Chloe Yang both received awards for their volunteer hours relating to health care.

Nandini Mishra and Karen Zhang both placed second in their categories of Biotechnology and Health Informatics respectively. Both Mishra and Zhang will be traveling to Dallas, Texas, in June to compete in the HOSA-Future Health Professionals International Leadership Conference.

Sasha Shor placed fifth in Epidemiology.

Angie Choi was sixth in Health Informatics.

Yui Halverson placed sixth and Tanvi Penubothu placed tenth in Clinical Lab Sciences.

Mishra placed seventh in Epidemiology and the duo of Cassie Montgomery and Sophia Rosales placed ninth in Forensic Science.

Top 10 winners:

Barbara James Award for volunteer hours: Angeline Lee (silver), Chloe Yang (bronze)
2nd place - Health informatics - Karen Zhang 
2nd place - Biotechnology - Nandini Mishra
5th place - Epidemiology -Sasha (Alexandra) Shor
6th place - Health informatics-Angie Choi
6th place - Clinical Lab Science- Yui Halverson
7th place - Epidemiology- Nandini Mishra
9th place Forensic Science - Cassie Montgomery and Sophia Rosales
10th place - Clinical Lab Science - Tanvi Penubothu

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