“The Hands of HOSA Mold the Health of Tomorrow”
Health Occupation Student Association (HOSA) is the largest student club (over 270 members) on the Kingwood High School campus. The purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program.
HOSA is a national student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health science instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the HSE-HOSA Partnership.
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
develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills
build self-esteem through individual and group achievement
participate in community service activities
develop character and responsible citizenship traits
set goals for life long learning and make realistic career choices
network with health care professionals and peers who have similar goals
access student scholarship opportunities