2018-2019 West Virginia HOSA State Officers

Krystian Perry
President
Lincoln County High School

Krystian Perry is the President of West Virginia HOSA. She attends Lincoln County High School and is enrolled in the Therapeutic Services Program. After High school, she plans to continue her healthcare education at Marshall University. She hopes to fulfill her dream of becoming a Medical Doctor specializing in Family Medicine. HOSA has not only reinforced her career choice, but has given her the chance to experience the many opportunities that the program has to offer.

 

Mackenzie Southall
Vice President
Ben Franklin Career and Technical Center

Mackenzie Southall is the Vice President of WV HOSA. She attends Ben Franklin Career Center where she is enrolled in honors medical assisting. After high school Mackenzie plans to work as a medical assistant. HOSA is important to her because it prepares her for a career in the medical field and gives her the opportunity to better her public speaking.

Shanya Taylor
Secretary/Treasurer
Ben Franklin Career and Technical Center

Shanya Taylor is the West Virginia HOSA Secretary/Treasurer. She attends Saint Albans High School and Ben Franklin Career Center where she is enrolled in the honors medical assisting program. After high school she would like to go to college and focus on becoming a Neonatal Nurse. HOSA is important to her because HOSA gave her a chance/passion to began communicating with others, and improve her public speaking skills. She likes that HOSA brings future health professionals together from all over the world to work as a team within competitions and to receive recognition.

Samantha Harvey
Historian Reporter
Ben Franklin Career and Technical Center

Samantha Harvey is the Historian Reporter of WV HOSA. She attends Ben Franklin Career Center where she is enrolled in honors medical assisting. After high school she plans to work as a medical assistant and continue her education to become a nurse. HOSA is important to her because it has allowed her to step out of her comfort zone, to speak in-front of people and grow within the healthcare community.

2018-2019 West Virginia State Officers

Carrie McGuire
President
Mingo Central Career and Technical Center

Carrie McGuire attends Mingo Central High School in the health science educational program. Carrie is the West Virginia HOSA President. She would like to pursuit her dream in becoming a psychiatric nurse. HOSA is important to her because it has taught her public speaking and most importantly how to communicate with others.

 

Keerstyn Stephenson
Vice President
Ben Franklin Career and Technical Center

Keerstyn Stephenson is the Vice President of West Virginia HOSA. She is a senior at Saint Albans High School and attends Ben Franklin Career Center where she is enrolled in the honors medical assisting program. She later plans to further her career in the medical field by becoming an RN. HOSA is important to her because it not only prepares people for a career in the medical field, but brings future health professionals together in an environment designed for teamwork and success.

 

Sierra Nida
Historian Reporter
Ben Franklin Career and Technical Center

Sierra Nida is the West Virginia HOSA Historian/Reporter. She is a Senior at Saint Albans High School and she also is in the Honors Medical Assisting Program at Ben Franklin Career Center. After high school, she would like to go to college and focus on becoming a Psychologist. She has a strong passion for healthcare and is excited to help others in need.  HOSA is important to her because it has given her many opportunities from meeting new people and helping improve her public speaking which will make her a better healthcare professional.