HOSA State Competition 2023

HOSA State Competition 2023
Posted on 03/16/2023

Graces Smith and Adaobi IwuanyanwuUPDATE: 3/28/23 
XHS students Grace Smith and Adaobi Iwuanyanwu qualified to compete at the Ohio HOSA State Competition on March 16-17. 

Grace placed first in the regional competition for extemporaneous writing and competed in that event against students from across Ohio.

At the state leadership conference, Grace placed 6th overall.

Adaobi was recognized with the Barbara James Service Bronze Level Award, having volunteered at Kettering Hospital for over 137 hours. 

Adaobi will move on to the International Leadership Conference being held in Dallas, Texas on June 21-24.


About HOSA

HOSA is the future health professionals group at Xenia High School for students who are completing the Biomedical Science Pathway. Students in the program complete the Biomedical Science courses that lay a solid foundation to pursue a medical career. The pathway provides immersive, hands-on opportunities for students to build specific medical skills, as well as learn to problem-solve and work collaboratively. The group participates in competitive events, and also focuses on related service projects, such as planning and running the blood drives held three times each year at XHS.