Thursday, October 27, 2016

MVCTC HOSA Senior Chapter Begins the Year

Submitted by: Lindsay Owens, HOSA Reporter 2016-2017

2016-2017 MVCTC HOSA Chapter Officers left to right – McKayla Mangen, Chloe Price, Ashley Kirby, Kahsia Hawkins, Molly Pierce, Riley Click, Lindsay Owens, Lauren Eck
Englewood, Ohio – The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) HOSA Senior Chapter began the year with two meetings, the first held on August 26, 2016 and the second held the on September 27, 2016.

The 2016-2017 MVCTC HOSA Senior Chapter Officers are:

  • President – McKayla Mangen (Health Careers) Tippecanoe
  • Vice-Presidents – Chloe Price (Biotechnology) Arcanum-Butler, Ashley Kirby (Allied Health) Northmont
  • Secretary – Kahsia Hawkins (Health Careers) Trotwood-Madison
  • Treasurer – Molly Pierce (Health Careers) Miamisburg
  • Reporter – Lindsay Owens (Biotechnology) Tri-County North
  • Historian – Lauren Eck (Allied Health) Northmont
  • Parliamentarian – Riley Click (Biotechnology) Dixie

The 2016-2017 MVCTC HOSA Senior Chapter Committee Co-Chairs are:

  • Community Service – Cheyenne Bentley (Biotechnology) Butler, Kody Setser (Health Careers) Versailles
  • School Service – Elsa Huffman (Allied Health) Dixie, Briana Triplett (Allied Health) Carlisle
  • Career Awareness – Taylor Rindler (Allied Health) Versailles, Brooke Cunningham (Allied Health) National Trail
  • Healthy Lifestyle – Shannon Masters (Allied Health) Wayne, Lacey Brand (Sports Medicine) Northmont
  • Social – Stephanie Hulsman (Health Careers) Miamisburg, Samantha Arnett (Health Careers) Preble Shawnee
  • Editors – Deanna Winner (Allied Health) Brookville, Lanora Mitchell (Allied Health) Northmont

The 2016-2017 MVCTC HOSA Senior Chapter Voting Delegates are:

  • Maggie Lane (Health Careers) Vandalia-Butler
  • Elizabeth Allen (Health Careers) Mississinawa
  • Gabrielle Combs (Health Careers) Eaton
  • Kiara Benjamin (Health Careers) Trotwood
  • Samone Milner (Health Careers) Trotwood
  • Shiya Allen (Health Careers) Tri-Village

The MVCTC HOSA Senior Chapter has started the 2016-2017 school year off strongly. The first meeting was held on August 26, 2016, on Junior Welcome Day. This meeting included both the Senior and Junior HOSA Chapters. At this meeting, the MVCTC HOSA Senior Chapter Officers and Committee Co-Chairs were inducted into office. HOSA students also competed against each other in a series of games.

In the second HOSA meeting on September 27, 2016, the MVCTC HOSA Senior Chapter Voting Delegates were inducted into office. Community Service Chair, Cheyenne Bentley, informed the Senior HOSA Chapter about the FCCLA Blue Star Mothers, which is a donation drive for veterans. Bentley also talked about the HOSA National Service Project, which will be on the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). HOSA plans on making videos and having a fundraiser to raise awareness on different mental illnesses for Mental Illness Awareness Week. Treasurer, Molly Pierce, also talked about HOSA Competitions and events. The Local HOSA Competitions will be held on December 5-9, 2016, at MVCTC. Three people from each event will be able to move on to the HOSA Regionals Competitions on January 21, 2016.

Over the next month, the MVCTC Senior HOSA Chapter will continue work on mental health awareness. The MVCTC HOSA Senior Chapter also plans to send their officers and voting delegates to the HOSA Fall Leadership Conference on November 4, 2016.

“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, therefore, helping the student meet the needs of the health care community.”

For more information about MVCTC, please visit

For over 45-years, MVCTC has been providing career technical education for 27 partner school districts encompassing five counties, including Darke, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren Counties. MVCTC is dedicated to providing in-demand workforce training for youth, adults, and organizations in the Miami Valley.

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