Kelsey Giesler 

Aviation students soar to the top at Tech Prep Showcase

The Aviation students enrolled at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center soared to the top in the 2014 Sinclair Tech Prep Showcase competition on April 11 at Sinclair Community College.

Ohio Hi-Point’s students competed in the Transportation-Aviation Occupations division of the Showcase. The students were challenged to identify a problem related to aviation and create a project consisting of research, work-based learning, technical skills and presentation skills.

The Aviation Maintenance team as well as the Aviation Occupations team took first place at the Showcase.

The Aviation Maintenance team consisted of Brandon White (Urbana), Robert Keller (Urbana) and Greg Churchill (Marysville).

Chase Abbey (Urbana), John Huddy (Marysville) and Chris Buschur (West Liberty-Salem) made up the Aviation Occupations team.

An additional Aviation Maintenance team, consisting of Austin Pitts (Urbana), Josh Baum (home school), Nathan Reed (Graham) and Brad Larkin (Marysville) placed second.

The Ohio Hi-Point Aviation Occupations satellite program is housed at Grimes Airfield in Urbana.

Kelsey Giesler 

HOSA students advance to National Conference in Orlando

COLUMBUS, Ohio- Sixteen Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Health Technology students will be attending the HOSA National Leadership Conference this June in Orlando, Florida as competitors and elected officers.

The Ohio Hi-Point Bellefontaine Main Campus Health Tech student are all smiles after advancing to the HOSA National Conference.

Students enrolled in the Health Technology program on Ohio Hi-Point’s main campus in Bellefontaine, as well as the students enrolled in the Health Technology satellite program in Marysville High School, competed against 900 other students for a shot at competing at the national level last week.

The following students will be competing at the HOSA National Leadership Conference:

  • -   Dustin Wooten (West Liberty-Salem)- Medical Law and Ethics
  • -   Samantha Vanvoohis (Mechanicsburg)- Pathophysiology
  • -   Troy Slavin (Indian Lake)- Pathophysiology
  • -   Destiny Brown (Bellefontaine)- Bio Medical Debate Team
  • -   Rachel Reedy (Triad)- Bio Medical Debate Team
  • -   Eleisa Woodford (Marysville)- Bio Medical Debate Team
  • -   Colton Wedge (Bellefontaine)- Bio Medical Debate Team
  • -   David Connor (Bellefontaine)- HOSA Knowledge Bowl
  • -   Carrissa Magnuson (West Liberty-Salem)- HOSA Knowledge Bowl
  • -   Kiersten Daum (Bellefontaine)- HOSA Knowledge Bowl
  • -   Blake Johnston (Indian Lake)- HOSA Knowledge Bowl
  • -   Connor Coutts (Marysville)- Epidemiology
  • -   Morgan Berry (Marysville)- Personal Care

Three students were elected to serve as Ohio HOSA officers.

Allison Clark (Marysville chapter), and Kaitlynn Rogan (main campus chapter), were elected to serve as President and Vice President, respectively, while Margie Burkhammer (Marysville chapter) was elected to serve as the Ohio HOSA Historian.

The Marysville Health Technology students display their medals and awards after learning they'll be competing at the national level.

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