Pioneer Technology Center students recently competed in the International HOSA competition in Orlando, FL. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is an organization for health students that reinforces leadership skills, teamwork and enables students to stay informed about the ever changing world of medicine. Oklahoma has a membership of over 6,000, including middle school, secondary, postsecondary and collegiate students; professional members and alumni members. The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill, and leadership development of all health science education students, thereby, helping the student meet the needs of the health care community.
PTC had three students compete; Mariah Waters won bronze (3rd) for Health Career Photography and Michelle Neal won silver (2nd) for Home Health Aide. Also representing Pioneer Tech, as well as Kiamichi Technology Center, was Benjamin Webb. He won gold (1st) along with his team in Post-Secondary Public Health. Webb participates in the Paramedic training housed at Pioneer Tech in association with Kiamichi Technology Center.