TWIN FALLS, Idaho – Dental assisting students at the College of Southern Idaho recently won awards in the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) state competition in Boise.

All first-, second- and third-place winners are now eligible to attend and compete in the International HOSA Convention in Nashville, Tenn., in June. Those awarded, according to a news release by the college, include the following students:

Dental Science
1st place, Ashlyn Honas of Blackfoot
2nd place, Gloria Rivera of Buhl
3rd place, Jordyn Giltner of Jerome
4th place, Marjan Sobbi of Twin Falls

Dental Terminology
1st place, Autumn Myers of Twin Falls
2nd place, Jordyn Giltner of Jerome
3rd place, Tessa Swindell of Challis
4th place, Hailey Darrington of Declo
5th place, Deise Flores of Jackpot, Nev.

Job Seeking Skills
1st place, Stephanie McGill of Burley
2nd place, Tessa Swindell of Challis
3rd place, Hailey Darrington of Declo
4th place, Deise Flores of Jackpot

Medical Math
1st place, Elisabeth Bartleson of Sun Valley

Health Career Display
1st place team, Stephanie McGill of Burley and Kyrsten Wooldridge of Jerome
2nd place team, Kendra Gonzalez of Twin Falls and Bobbi Slaughter of Burley


PHOTOBack row, from left: Ashley Honas; Tessa Swindell; Deise Flores; Hailey Darrington; Kyrsten Wooldridge; Kendra Gonzalez; Elisabeth Bartleson. Front row, from left: Marjan Sobbi; Jordyn Giltner; Stephanie McGill; Gloria Rivera; Bobbie Slaughter; Autumn Myers. Not pictured is Alec Ingram of Twin Falls, who won two first-place awards in Medical Terminology and Extemporaneous Writing.