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PSJA Early College HS Health Occupations of America team advances to Nationals

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SAN JUAN – The PSJA Early College High School Happenings Newsletter Team recently advanced to the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) National Competition after placing at the HOSA State Conference held on March 30 in San Antonio.

The PSJA ECHS HOSA team was one of only two schools in Area 7, which runs from Corpus Christi to Laredo, to be awarded. Team members include Earl Vallangca, Ramiro Garza, Editor Kassandra Solis, and Jason Portillo.

In addition to advancing to Nationals and being ranked among the top 10 teams in the State, the following students also placed as State Alternates in the following events: Ramiro Garza and Earl Vallangca for CPR/FIRST AID; and Kassandra Solis for Sports Medicine. 

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The team will compete at the HOSA International Leadership Conference to be held at Disneyworld in Orlando, June 19-23. The Team is comprised of (from left): Earl Vallangca, Ramiro Garza, Editor Kassandra Solis, and Jason Portillo. Congratulations!

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