Scarlet Oaks students headed to state healthcare competition

Thirteen healthcare students from Scarlet Oaks Career Campus are headed to state HOSA—Future Healthcare Professionals competition after showing their skills and knowledge in regional competition.

The competition events were either individual or team activities; they typically included a 50-100 question test of specific knowledge. Some events required students to demonstrate their healthcare knowledge and skills in a mock scenario.

Top Scarlet Oaks finishers, along with their home school and career program at Scarlet Oaks, were:

Jayda Ray of Winton Woods, first place in the Medical Terminology event.

Racheal Fanegan (Princeton), first place in Job Seeking Skills.

Heather Gehring (Lockland), Meggie Greve (Winton Woods), Riley Powell (Harrison), Brooklyn Tankovich (Milford), and Caleb Watkins (West Clermont), first place in HOSA Bowl.

Kyla Gentry-Dubose (Princeton), Margarita Hernadez (Mt. Healthy), and Jade Keith (Oak Hills), second place in HOSA Bowl.

Jenny Guerrero (Winton Woods), second place in Dental Science.

Alyssa Gibson (Batavia), second place in Nursing Assisting.

Jubilee Embry (Winton Woods), fourth place in Clinical Nursing.

In addition, several students were chosen for state competition in other categories:

Abby Anderson (Princeton), Pharmacy Science.

Casey Mason (Deer Park), Lauren Strayhorn (St.. Bernard-Elmwood Place), Clarisse Chandler (Batavia), Kahlie Ablers (Harrison), Megan Mount (Deer Park), Caroline Allard (Milford), Cailey Hamilton, (Batavia), and Kaitlyn Holden (Goshen), Health Issues.

Great Oaks offers over 30 career programs for high school students, including healthcare programs in Dental Assisting, Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Health Technology, Secondary Practical Nursing, and Surgical Technology.