Missouri HOSA 2021 VIRTUAL State Leadership Conference WRAP-UP
The Missouri HOSA 2021 Virtual State Leadership Conference included 1,049 participants from 65 Local Chapters! The official conference dates were scheduled from March 22-26, 2021. The virtual platform was hosted through Eventsquid.
During this virtual event, a total of 59 competitive events took place on the middle school, high school/secondary, and postsecondary/collegiate level. The top three medalists in each of the competitive events and all qualifiers in six recognition events now have an opportunity to attend the upcoming HOSA Virtual International Leadership Conference held on June 23-26, 2021.
Thanks to our thirteen (13)
sponsors, Missouri HOSA is able to offer a scholarship for ALL
(98 total) of our FIRST PLACE COMPETITITVE EVENT RECIPIENTS to fund
their registration ($60.00 value) at the HOSA 2021 Virtual International
Leadership Conference (ILC) totaling $5,880.00!
BRONZE: 9.95 Uniform Store; Missouri State University School of Nursing; and the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) Health Professions.
SILVER: Aids Project of the Ozarks (APO); National Geographic/CENGAGE Learning; Mid-America Transplant; Missouri Hospital Association – Missouri Health Careers; Teens in the Driver Seat; University of Central Missouri; University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL) Nursing; and the US Army Recruiting Battalion – Kansas City.
GOLD: University of Saint Mary.
PLATINUM: Stephens College School of Health Sciences.
Outside of the Opening General Session and Awards Session, Missouri HOSA hosted two live virtual events, which included the Voting Delegates Session and a Networking Scavenger Hunt. State Officer Candidates’ photos and brochures were shared through Eventsquid. The candidates’ later shared their three-minute speeches on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 after the completion of a State Officer Exam and live virtual interview. The week also included twenty (20) pre-recorded Educational Symposiums on various healthcare and leadership related topics for all members.
Among several recognitions, Kristin Wheatley from Mehlville High School was named Local Chapter Advisor of the Year; Amy Hermann from Rolla Technical Center was named Missouri HOSA’s Administrator of the Year; and, Dawn Hahn from Francis Howell North High School, received the Educator Excellence Award. Rolla Technical Center was also awarded the Outstanding HOSA Achievement Award. This year’s state theme, “Unlock Your Potential” guided the focus of the State Leadership Conference in our current virtual world.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR MARCH 28-29, 2022 FOR NEXT YEAR’S STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE!
Our Featured Platinum Sponsor: