Collegiate Double T Students Take Honors at International HOSA Conference
The Collegiate Double T Health Professions Honor Society produced several Top 3 results at the HOSA-Future Health Professionals International Leadership Conference, held this summer in Orlando, Florida.
During the Competitive Events Program at the conference, college students demonstrated skills and knowledge in many subjects within the health sciences field.
Members of the Collegiate Double T Health Professions Honor Society receiving honors were:
- Diana Padilla and Priscilla Padilla; 3rd Place in the Community Awareness Event.
- Sanaz Zareei, Luisa Dominguez and Sara Zareei; 2nd Place in the Creative Problem Solving Event.
- Rene Almaraz and Silvia Villalobos; 2nd Place in the Forensic Science Event.
- Ryan Floresca; 3rd Place in the Medical Math Event.
Additionally, Jesus Gurrola received a Top 10 recognition in the international conference’s first-ever National Geographic Learning Academic Testing Center, a competitive event that tested 1,500 participants on their basic knowledge in preparation to become future health professionals.
The Collegiate Double T Health Professions Honor Society is a program supported by the Desert Mountain Area Health Education Center, based at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. AHEC statewide programs help guide students interested in health care careers by encouraging academic success and developing a pipeline for future health care professionals. As a regional center of West Texas AHEC, Desert Mountain AHEC serves students in El Paso-area counties.
Members of the honor society recently presented TTUHSC El Paso President Richard Lange, M.D., M.B.A., with a shadowbox containing medals won in a variety of competitions at conferences this year.
For more information, visit the Collegiate Double T Health Professions Honor Society’s Facebook page.