(Bradenton, FL—March 24, 2021) Five Manatee Technical College East Campus students medaled in the 2021 HOSA Future Healthcare Professionals Regionals. Competitions were held virtually this year.
Winning the gold were Tarryn Lund in Pharmacy Science, Jayshonda Coleman in Dental Terminology, Zadock Sturgis in Pharmacology, and Angelina Hale in Dental Science. Jasmine Lambar took home a silver medal in Pharmacology.
All five students qualified to compete in the HOSA State competitions, which were also held virtually this year one week before spring break. The results from the Florida competition will be released in early to mid-April.
Lund, Sturgis, and Lambar are students in the Pharmacy Technician program at MTC. Coleman and Hale are students in the Dental Assisting Technology and Management program. Both programs are Applied Technology Diploma programs, and both prepare students for national certification.
No decision has been made yet as to whether the National competition will be held virtually or in person.
About Manatee Technical College Manatee Technical College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. MTC has three campuses within the School District of Manatee County and offers over 50 career preparation programs, as well as continuing education and adult general education classes. The mission of MTC is to produce highly skilled individuals and resourceful leaders through collaborative education to meet the ever-changing needs of our communities and the workforce. ###
PHOTO: Manatee Technical College students earned four first-place and one second-place medal in the HOSA Regionals. From left to right are Tarryn Lund – Pharmacy Science (gold), Jasmine Lambar – Pharmacology (silver), Jayshonda Coleman – Dental Terminology (gold), Zadock Sturgis – Pharmacology (gold), and Angelina Hale – Dental Science (gold). All qualified to compete at the State level.