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Lake Minneola and Tavares high school students rack up health occupation awards

HOSA THS Students   HOSA LMHS Students

HOSA students from Tavares High (left) and Lake Minneola High (right) bring home the prizes!


Congratulations to Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) students from Lake Minneola and Tavares high schools who recently racked up awards at the organization’s regional competition. The winners are:


Lake Minneola High School

  • 1st Place
    • Michael Fredock, Medical Math
    • Ashley Aldabute, Dental Science
    • Mallerie Coss-Vargas, Nursing Assisting
    • Gerald Banawan, Medical Spelling
    • Natalie Averill, Public Speaking
    • Jade Stump and Arianna Moolchand, Health Career Display (Teamwork Event)
  • 2nd Place
    • Angelica Singh, Physical Therapy
  • 3rd Place
    • Allie Kramer Public Speaking
    • Satesh Singh Physical Therapy


Tavares High School

  • 1st Place
    • Gustavo Perez and Cheyanne Buchan, EMT Skills
    • Keiana Davidson, Pathophysiology
    • Lillian Paquette and Jayla Woods, Health Career Display
  • 2nd Place
    • Lillian Paquette, Medical Law and Ethics
    • Destiney Mitchell, Clinical Nursing
  • 3rd Place
    • Julian Hernandez, Nursing Assistant
    • Alyssa Mazzuca, Medial Terminology
    • Shashwat Joseph, HOSA Bowl
    • Christian Ikensaa, HOSA Bowl
    • Noelia Rodriguez, HOSA Bowl


HOSA is a career technical service organization that allows the students to compete in over 60 different health care disciplines. This competition and conference opens up many different scholarship and internship opportunities for students interested in health care. Learn more at