Degrees and Certifications:

HOSA & Skills USA

HOSA is open to any student in NCHS that has an interest in health care and the medical field. Students have an opportunity to volunteer, compete in a variety of healthcare events, learn leadership skills, improve communication skills and fellowship with other like-minded students.

What is HOSA?

A powerful curricular program of student-led activities designed to develop future leaders for the health care system. HOSA participation provides opportunities for students to develop effective leadership qualities and skills; enhance communication skills; build self-esteem through individual and group achievement; network with health-care professionals and peers who have similar goals and access student scholarship opportunities.

HOSA Mission

To enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health occupations education students, therefore helping the students to meet the needs of the healthcare community.

The HOSA Emblem

The circle represents the continuity of health care; the triangle represents the three aspects of human well-being: social, physical and mental; and the hands signify the caring of each HOSA member. The HOSA colors are navy blue representing loyalty to the healthcare profession, medical white indicating the purity of purpose, and maroon demonstrating the compassion of HOSA members.

Why should you join HOSA?

HOSA establishes a foundation of professional healthcare knowledge through competitive events and helps members develop social skills that are required for various health care occupations. HOSA also gives students the opportunity to contribute to their community through service projects. Students also have the opportunity to qualify for a letter jacket and HOSA patch. 

2021-2022 HOSA Officers:

President - Scarlett Lacayo

Vice-President - Elizabeth Lin

Secretary - Jenikah Reyes

Treasurer - Sara Wimberly

Historian & Reporter - Jennifer Sanchez

Upcoming events:

Oct. 7th - Ice Cream Social

Nov. 10th - HOSA Day with the Rockets

Nov. 30th- Dec. 2nd - Competitivce event online testing


1st and 3rd Thursday of every month in F201 at 7:45 am & 4:05 pm.




Dr. Sherri Clark

Kelly Tingle