Howdie Skylar Brandt!

Skylar is a sophomore who is in HOSA- future health professionals and plans to have a career in the medical field.

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Howdie Skylar Brandt!

Skylar Brandt (10th), who wants to work in the medical field.

Skylar Brandt (10th), who wants to work in the medical field.

Skylar Brandt (10th), who wants to work in the medical field.

Skylar Brandt (10th), who wants to work in the medical field.

By Bukola Moyosore, Staff Writer

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The Wrangler: What type of activities do you generally do in HOSA?

Brandt: Well the type of activities I do in HOSA is participate as a counselor in Mini-Med School for kids and work in medical terminology events.

The Wrangler: Does HOSA participate in any competitions? If so, Explain.

Brandt: HOSA has many competitions to choose from, for me I do a medical terminology test and if you happen to get a certain score then you get to move to state.

The Wrangler: What inspired you to be in HOSA?

Brandt: What inspired me to be in HOSA was learning that it was a fun way to learn medicine.

The Wrangler: What is your favorite thing about HOSA?

Brandt: My favorite thing about HOSA would have to be mini-med school because I love working with kids and help them do fun experiments.

The Wrangler: When did you join HOSA and what was the reason that you joined?

Brandt: I joined HOSA freshman year because my mom had received an email for my little brother to participate in an organization called mini-med school and I really wanted to be a part of that.

The Wrangler: What are some challenges that you experienced as you joined HOSA?

Brandt: Some challenges that I faced was that I wasn’t always able t attend the HOSA meetings but now they have meeting in the morning and afternoon and that made it easier for me to be there.

The Wrangler: What are your favorite hobbies?

Brandt: My favorite hobbies are going to Galveston with my family and batting cages.

The Wrangler: What advice would you give to newcomers that think about joining HOSA?

Brandt: Anyone thinking about joining HOSA should join asap because it is a great way to make friends and learn.

The Wrangler: Are you thinking about having a career in the medical field?

Brandt: Yes, I would like to work in the medical field just like my mother.

The Wrangler: What career/ job do you aspire to have as you grow up?

Brandt: I want to be a surgeon but I still don’t know what specialty I want to practice in.