Fort Cobb, OK – August 30, 2013 –Caddo Kiowa Technology Center OTA students placed first at the Health Occupations Students of America Nationals in Nashville, Tenn., recently.
The Public Health Team that included Brooke Mclemore, Casey Willard, Jillian Gregston and Heather Dodson placed first last spring in Oklahoma to qualify for nationals. The team also received $1000 from Commander Thomas Pryor, a Senior Recruitment Specialist in the Office of the Surgeon General.
Also placing at Nationals was the Creative Problem Solving team: Amanda Arrington, Kadree Setzer and Kylee Hoffman.
“The teams worked hard and it paid off,” reported Instructor Malissia Harrison. “I couldn’t be more proud of this group of students. They made us all proud.”
HOSA is a national student-led organization whose mission is to promote career opportunities in health care for students in secondary and post-secondary institutions. There are more than 150,000 members in more than 4000 chapters in 48 states, including Puerto Rico. For more information on HOSA, go to www.hosa.org.
More information about CKTC is available online at www.caddokiowa.com or by calling 405.643.5511.
Photo provided by Sandy Settle with The Better Image Photography Studio
Occupational Therapy Assistant students recently graduated from CKTC’s program and celebrated winning at Nationals. On the front row, seated left to right are Pinky Anzauldua, Wichita Falls; Amanda Arrington, Hinton; Casey Willard, Marlow; Abbie Flinn, Wichita Falls; and Kadree Setzer, Eakly.
Standing left to right are Sherri Robertson, Instructo; Lindsey Daingkau, Anadarko; Callie Freeling, Wichita Falls; Jillian Gregston, Duncan; Melinda Gann, Hedrick; Heather Dodson, Elgin; Brooke McLemore, Snyder; Kylee Hofman, Elk City; Jillian Barned, Altus; Allison Willis, Instructor; and Malissia Harrison, Instructor.
Posted on Fri, August 30, 2013
by Susan McElhaney