Ten Fannin County High school HOSA members participated in the Georgia HOSA Fall Leadership Conference November 5-6 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. HOSA advisor Anne Soriero said the students attended leadership and team building workshops, they were also able to network with healthcare students from across Georgia. Some students competed at the conference and Abbey Arvidson received second place in the Speaking Skills competitive event. After the conference, the students toured Chattahoochee Technical College in Marietta, the tour focused on the Health Science programs offered at Chattahoochee Tech.
Pictured for L to R Top-Jonas Garcia, Nelson Soriero, Cat Mathus, Ginny Hastings
L to R bottom-Joshua Taylor, Jhenna Arvidson, Abbey Arvidson, Sarah Morgan and Emily Quinn
HOSA members went to Pruitt Health of Blue Ridge on Thursday, October 19th and did a craft with the nursing home residents for Halloween. The students and residents had a great time!
From L to R, Front-Becca Miller, Sydney Nicholson, Emily Falstrom, Trudy Cobb, Kate Weaver, Emily Hamilton, Stephen Dillard
From L to R, Back-Tristen Dillard, Mackenzie Moreland, Taylor Cobb, Bailee Cobb, Sydney Collins, Maddie Weaver, Joshua Taylor, Michael Dillard
Fannin County High School held a blood drive on Monday, September 25th. FCHS HOSA members coordinated the drive, signing up donors and educating students on what blood donation is all about. HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) advisor, Ms. Anne Soriero, and members were very pleased with the drive and the willingness of the donors to share this life saving gift. The FCHS blood drive collected 54 units of blood. Patti Wallace, Donor Recruiter with Blood Assurance stated, “The efforts of Fannin County High School have always been greatly appreciated and their support of the community blood program will go a long way toward replenishing blood supplies and ultimately saving lives.”
Pictured: HOSA Members coordinate and assist with blood drive, Taylor Cobb, Hernan Mares, Skylar Wright