The Melissa High School Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) is the place for students to expand upon the learning opportunities offered in the classroom. HOSA is not a club; it is an organization that promotes career opportunities in health care and supports young people who plan to pursue a health career.

In our HOSA chapter, we stress leadership through the election of student officers. We stress participation through social activities, leadership development sessions, business meetings, and friendly competition by means of skill and academic contests on the local, district, state, and national level.

2019-2020 Officers

President: Katie Brown
Vice President: Sarah Keeton
Secretary: Gracie Petty
Treasurer: Sierra Thomas
Historian: Leslie Smart
Parliamentarian: Roland Aluko

Contact Information

Hallie Venner, Sponsor


The mission of HOSA is to enhance the deliver of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science education students, therefore, helping the students to meet the needs of the health care community.


I recognize the universal need for quality compassionate healthcare.

I understand the importance of academic excellence, skills training, and leadership development in my
career pathway.

I believe through service to my community and to the world, I will make the best use of my knowledge
and talents.

I accept the responsibility of a health professional and seek to find my place on a team equally
committed to the well-being of others.

Therefore, I will dedicate myself to promoting health and advancing healthcare as a student, a leader,
an educator, and a member of HOSA-Future Health Professionals.

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