The Middleton Cardinals HOSA-Future Health Professionals Club had a very successful showing at the 2023 State Leadership Conference and Competition! The club rose to the challenge with team gold medals in Wisconsin State HOSA Bowl, Biomedical Debate and PSA team events.
In total a record number of 81 MHS HOSA students qualified at regionals and competed at the 2023 State Leadership Conference. The Cardinals team had a total of 24 gold, 21 silver, and 1 bronze finishers. Middleton also is very honored that Sarah Mounajjed as a scholarship recipient and a Barbara James Service Award winner. In addition there were 12 top five finishers who were also recognized on stage. There are currently over 100 active chapters in WI and Middleton has established itself as one of the top competitive schools and the largest state delegation present. Also for the 2022-23 year Mr. Hylbert was recognized as HOSA advisor of the year.
Reya Khatri was elected as a Wisconsin HOSA State Leadership Vice President so she and Mr. Hylbert will serve as part of the executive council during the 2023-24 school year.
The 46 top state finishers qualify to move on to the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Dallas TX this June.
HOSA- Future Health Professionals Club has been around since 1976 and has more than 200,000 members. Internationally HOSA has all 50 states in the US as well as countries including Canada, Mexico and China. HOSA prepares emerging student leaders interested in health careers ranging from Medical Doctors and Nurses to Sports Medicine and Wellness Professionals to Dentists, Veterinarians & EMS personnel.
"We always hit the ground running in the Fall so by the time we compete in the Spring it has been a long haul and we just hope our hard work and preparation pays off. This group and particularly my senior student leaders have really met the challenges of our club's continued growth and did a nice job of making a club of 150 feel like a family! This year was our most successful in both Regional and State Competition!" HOSA advisor Jochen Hylbert said. "The students did an amazing job and should be very proud of our chapter!"