Regional HOSA 2015 Leadership Conference

Saturday, February 7, TEC Health Instructors Ms. McClure & Mrs. Miller took 11students to the HOSA Regional Leadership Conference that took place at Fraser High School. Ten students placed in the top ten and two received medals. The two medal winners will advance to the State Leadership Conference on April 16 & 17 in Traverse City along with 1200 other health students from all across Michigan.

Jordin Woodard, PHHS/BWMC Sr, 2nd Place -Silver Medal, ‘Pharmacology'
Marissa Rothwell, Memphis Sr, 3rd Place -Bronze Medal ‘Home Health Aide'

Top 10 Finishers:
Krystal Sablowski, St. Clair Jr, ‘Knowledge Test for Growth and Development'
Jillian Gilbert, Marysville Jr, ‘Medical Reading'
Ashlynn Parson, Marysville Jr, ‘Nursing Assistant'
Gaby Gray, Marine City Jr, Shelby Corder, St. Clair Jr, Shelby Wahl, Port Huron Northern Jr, and Jordan Phillips, Home School Jr were in a team event called, ‘Biomedical Debate'
Jessica Barrett, Marysville Jr, ‘Veterinary Medicine'
Jackie Lynch, Blue Water Middle College Sr, competed in ‘Medical Terminology'

National HOSA 2014 Leadership Conference
Jordin, Autumn and Brittany join the more than 4,000 attendees at the Opening Celebration

State HOSA 2014 Leadership Conference

Marilee McClure, Jessica Medinger, Deb Biga, Brittany Emig, Ashley Boucher, Kim Miller and Jordin Woodard

The State HOSA Leadership Conference was held April 24-25, 2014 in Traverse City.
There were 2000 other health students from all over Michigan that competed in 57 events.
TEC Health Instructors and HOSA advisors Mrs. Biga, Ms. McClure & Mrs. Miller took four students that were Regional medal winners in February. These students spent many hours after school practicing and we are very proud of them! They placed in the top eight in this state of Michigan competition.

Nurse Assistant - Brittany Emig, MVHS Senior, Gold

Home Health Aide - Autumn Boucher, SCHS senior, Gold

Extemporaneous Writing - Jordin Woodard, BWMC/PHHS junior, Bronze

Home Health Aide – Jessica Medinger, MVHS Senior, placed in the top 8

The three medal winners will advance to the National Leadership Conference that will take place June 24-27 in Orlando, Florida.

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HOSA Regional 2014 Leadership Conference
On Saturday Feb. 8, Health Instructors and HOSA Advisors Mrs. Biga, Ms. McClure & Mrs. Miller took eight students to the HOSA Regional Leadership Conference that took place at Fraser High School. Four students placed in the top ten and four received medals. The four medal winners will advance to the State Leadership Conference on April 24 & 25 in Traverse City along with 1200 other health students from all across Michigan.
Autumn Boucher, Senior, SCHS, Gold Medal "Home Health Aide"
Brittany Emig, Senior, MVHS, Silver Medal "Nursing Assistant"
Jessica Medinger, Senior, MVHS, Silver Medal "Home Health Aide"
Jordin Woodard, Junior, PHHS, Silver Medal, "Extemporaneous Writing"

National 2013 Competitions
National student competitors: Matt Gillett, Andrew Quandt, HOSA student Brittany Emig, Anthony Murphy and Adam Hoock



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Students succeed in HOSA 2013 Regional Competition
February 9, all 24 St. Clair TEC Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) that participated in the Regional Leadership Conference at Fraser High School either earned a medal or placed in the top 10. More than 750 students from the region competed in a variety of events.
Local winners are:
Creative Problem Solving: TEAM - Brittany Stanek (Gold, Marysville HS), Joella Killin (Gold, PHN), Tait Sapienza (Gold, MCHS), Kelly Melton (Gold, Home School)
Dental Science: Jesse Bogen (Silver, Home School)
Dental Spelling: Nick Waters (Gold, Algonac HS)
Healthy Lifestyles: Claire Randazzo (Finalist, Memphis)
Home Health Aide: Autumn Boucher (Gold, SCHS)
Home Health Aide: Jessica Meninger (Bronze, Marysville HS)
Medical Math: Christian Brazell, (Finalist, SCHS)
Medical Photography: Alisha Lee (Finalist, PHN), Karina Keitz (Finalist, Algonac HS) , Shanna
Graham (Finalist, PHN)
Medical Reading: Mackenzie Baranski (Silver, MCHS)
Medical Spelling: Hilary Tesluck (Gold, PHHS)
Nursing Assisting: Brenton Marcinoske (Silver, Algonac HS), Haley Werth (Finalist, PHHS), Savannah Hollen (Finalist, MCHS), Emily Rose (Finalist, Marysville HS), Krista Warwick (Finalist, PHN)
Nursing Assisting: Brittany Emig (Gold, Marysville HS)
Pharmacology: Nicole Knoth (Gold, SCHS)
Researched Persuasive Speaking: Kristin Deckard (Gold, Memphis HS), Alyssa McDonald (Finalist, Capac)
Veterinary Medicine: Kari Cook (Finalist, Algonac HS)

St. Clair CTV Channel 6 Interview with Mr. Paul Dingeman

Week of January 29, 2012 with Health student; Lindsey Weiland and her mother along with TEC case managers Emily Bronzie and Tim Prill.


TEC students WIN at the NATIONAL SkillsUSA COMPETITION IN KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI and at the NATIONAL HOSA COMPETITION IN CALIFORNIA......see our new billboard behind TEC along I-94

HOSA: Health Occupation Students of America


Lindsey Weiland- 2011 HOSA National Competition

One health student represented St. Clair TEC at the National HOSA competition that was held June 21- 26, 2011 in Anaheim, California.
Lindsey Weiland, from St. Clair, placed 2nd in the nation: winning the silver medal in the Nurse Aide competition.
The student was accompanied on the trip by TEC Health Instructor Marilee McClure.

See more on our St Clair County TEC's Facebook page.


2011 HOSA State Competition event winners
Monserrant Morales for Knowledge Test: Nutrition- finalist
Emily Plemmons for Prepared Speaking- finalist
Lindsey Wieland for Nursing Assisting- Gold Medalist !!!
Stephany Dickinson & Shelby Graham for Forensic Medicine- finalists

It was a wonderful event and we are very proud of all of our 13 HOSA competitors.



From left to right: Deborah Biga (Advisor), Brittany Beaudin, NaTasha Potvin, Carissa Boucher, Alicia Meldrum, Emily Vantiem, Danielle Lipa, Bev Walker (Assistant).

TEC students rock at HOSA State Conference
" Hidee-ho, goin' all the way, gonna rock the world the HOSA way...."
Six St. Clair TEC Health Nurse Aide students yelled this cheer along with about 1600 other high school and post high school students enrolled in Health Occupation Education programs from all over Michigan this past weekend (April 15 - 16, 2010) in Traverse City.
HOSA is a student organization for students interested in pursuing a health care profession.
It was founded in 1976 and Michigan became a charter member in 1980.
St. Clair TEC's Health Career Academy was represented by the following students:
Brittany Beaudin- 11th grade, Port Huron High School
Carissa Boucher- 11th grade, St. Clair High School
Danielle Lipa- 12th grade, Algonac High School
Alicia Meldrum- 12th grade, Marine City High School
NaTasha Potvin- 11th grade, Marine City High School
Emily Vantiem- 11th grade, St. Clair High School
All students represented themselves and St. Clair County in a fine professional manner as they competed in their events. Carissa Boucher was a finalist in Medical Assisting and Danielle Lipa was a finalist in Nursing Assisting. This means they are in the top 8 in the state.
The students were under the leadership of their Advisor Mrs. Deborah L. Biga, RN/Instructor along with Health Academy Instructional Technician, Ms. Beverly J. Walker, LPN.
We are very proud of all of you !!!


St. Clair TEC's chapter of Michigan HOSA, traveled to Macomb County Community College in Clinton Township on Saturday January 30, 2010 to proudly compete alongside over 400 other Health Occupation students in Region Four at the Leadership Conference. Region Four consists of a combination of 18 High Schools and Career & Technical Education centers from Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair counties.
St. Clair TEC was represented by 8 Health Academy students:
Lacey Carrow, 11th grade St. Clair - Nurse Assisting
Maria Harvey, 12 th grade Capac - Gold Medal winner in Physical Therapy
Danielle Lipa, 12 th grade Algonac - Silver Medal Winner Nurse Assisting
Carissa Boucher, 11th St. Clair - Bronze Medal Winner Medical Assisting
The following winners were finalists (top 10) in their areas:
Emily VanTiem, 11 th grade St. Clair - Medical Terminology
Tasha Potvin, 11 th grade Marine City - Nurse Assisting
Brittany Beaudin, 11 th grade Port Huron - Nurse Assisting
Alicia Meldrum, 12 th grade Marine City - Nurse Assisting
All finalists are eligible to travel to Traverse City in April for the HOSA state Conference and medal winners there will have the opportunity to compete at the National level this summer in Orlando.
Thanks go to our HOSA Advisor Mrs. Deborah Biga RN, Instructor here at TEC for Health Careers and the Nursing Assistant Program. We would also like to thank several helpers that went with us that day: Ms. Beverly Walker- Delegated Instructor, Health Careers Academy, Mrs. Candy Weston RN, and John & Jodi Wunch.
Great job and good luck in Traverse City !


St. Clair TEC Health Careers program