HOSA Students Advance to Nationals


Last weekend, 37 Klein HOSA students advanced to National Competition to be held June 24-28 in Anaheim, California. A total of 87 students traveled to Dallas to compete in the state competition.

“It is amazing to be able to take these students to California and for them to realize that hard work truly does pay off,” sponsor Kristen Haggard said.  “The students have been studying and/ or practicing for their various events since the beginning of the school year. I am so excited to see them compete at a national level and hope to bring 37 national champions back to Klein High School.”

The list of winners are as follows:

First Place in the State of Texas:

Parliamentary Procedure:

Haani Tai, Salman Al-Luqman, Humza Jilani, John McDonald, Shariq Abdani, Hasan Shaikh

Pathophysiology:  Rohan Robinson

Human Growth & Development: Saleel Sripada

Clinical Specialty: Jamal Kahal

Prepared Speaking: Isbah Usmani

Second Place in the State of Texas:

Community Awareness: Justin Rafferty, Stephanie Nguyen, John Nguyen, Carla Bell

Biomedical Debate: Nick Nguyen, Camilla Ayerbe, Kate Kuykendall

Health Education: Imaan Al-Luqman, Safa Zia, Naba Majeed, Yusra Qureshi

Medical Innovation: Amna Irfan, Quorry Shekoh, Briana Nunez, Brianna Greenberg

Sports Medicine: Katherine Earthman

Third Place in the State of Texas:

Community Emergency Response Team: Hayley Haggard & Sreesh Shenoy

Nutrition: Amani Ramiz

Advancing in Healthcare Issues Exam:

Raveen Mann, Ashna Dhingra, Tommy Bui, Vanessa Alexandra, Brandon Nguyen, Hassan Khan, Hari Das, Hayley Haggard, Sreesh Shenoy, Monisha Kaur, Nick Nguyen