Three teams from Gibson Technical Center placed in the top 20 of their events at the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. HOSA is a career and technical student organization for students planning to pursue health professions.

Ally Whorton of Hollister and Aurora Leininger of Blue Eye placed in the Emergency Medical Technician category.

Kylee Kyle of Galena and Preston Blubaugh of Reeds Spring placed in the Community Emergency Response Teams category, as did the team of Hailey Cogdill of Hollister and Ross Chapman of Branson.

Other GTC competitors included Cheyenne Burns, Makenzie Biggers, Paige Rowton, Alexis Baskins, and Angel Dowdy.

In addition to competing, these students attended various workshops and presentations and networked with other health science students.