Antelope Valley School District

AV District Students Excel at HOSA

Students from Palmdale Prep Junior High, Eastside High School’s Biomedical Academy, and Palmdale High School’s Health Careers Academy competed at the Health Occupations Students of America’s State Leadership Conference in Long Beach recently.

Palmdale Prep’s Pacesetters took gold in Prepared Speaking, silver in our Mental Health and Wellness Project, bronze in Health Education, and 5th place in Health Careers Display. They were also recognized in the top category for the national service project, Be the Match, and for their school-wide mental health and wellness program.

HOSA Advisor, Ms. Jody Finks, was also honored as the California HOSA Advisor of the Year! Way to go, Ms. Finks!!

Eastside High School’s Crystal Chavez Barragan placed 2nd in the Medical Reading event!

Palmdale High School’s students placed 7th in Public Health, 4th in Health Career Photography, 6th in Mental Health and Wellness, 8th in EMT, and 6th in CERT. In the category of Medical Assistant, students placed 4th, 8th, and 9th!

Ruby Solis was awarded a $1000 Merit Scholarship and the Palmdale Chapter was recognized for its outstanding effort in volunteering and successful money raising for the “Be The Match” organization!

We are so proud of the efforts and accomplishments of all our students & staff!