Madisonville Community College students Staci Collinsworth, Cassandra Davis, and
Hannah Simmons attended the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) 38th annual
national leadership conference on June 23-27 at the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, California.
Collinsworth of Madisonville took 1st place in the nursing assisting competition at
the national conference. Davis of Dixon ranked in the top ten in clinical specialty,
and Simmons of Madisonville placed in the top ten for job seeking skills. All three
qualified to attend the national conference by earning first place in their respective
competitions at the March Kentucky State Leadership Conference held in Louisville.
Davis and Simmons also served as Kentucky HOSA postsecondary voting delegates. The
HOSA national leadership conference was attended by more than 8,550 individuals and
included presentations by IBM s Global Director of Healthcare Transformation Dr. Paul
Grundy and author Dr. Sampson Davis.