Laurel Oaks student to national competition


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WILMINGTON — Sarah Wilson has used her skills and knowledge to qualify for a trip to Dallas this June. The Laurel Oaks Health Technology student from Greenfield McClain earned the chance to attend the International Conference for HOSA—Future Health Professionals based on her performance at state competition.

Wilson took third place in Ohio in the Extemporaneous Writing category. In this event, students are given a topic and must demonstrate both their knowledge and their writing skills in a timed competition.

She will compete with other top students from across the United States, and will meet with healthcare educators and professionals and attend seminars during the conference.

Great Oaks offers over 30 career programs for high school students, including healthcare programs in Dental Assisting, Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Health Technology, Secondary Practical Nursing, and Surgical Technology.

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