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UH Hilo HOSA students receive honors at international leadership conference

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Date: Monday, July 23, 2018
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

Students from the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo performed well at the 41st Annual HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) - Future Health Professionals International Leadership Conference held in Dallas, TX, in June.

Sophomores Kateleen Caye Bio and Kendrick Justin Dalmacio placed in the Top10 in the Pharmacology category. In the team category for Public Service Announcement, Leslie Erece Arce (senior), Ridge Cabaccang (senior), Lark Jason Canico (graduate student), Kelly Gani (senior), and Travis Taylor (freshman) came in third.

Competition resumes in January 2019 with the Hawai╩╗i Island HOSA Regional Conference taking place on the Kamehameha Schools Hawai╩╗i Campus.

HOSA-Future Health Professionals is an international organization with more than 175,000 members and 2.4 million alumni. HOSA was established in Hawai╩╗i in 2005 and has grown to more than 1,300 members.

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