The Veterans Memorial ECHS Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) earned 1st Place at the Public Health Area 7 competition for the fourth consecutive year. Pictured, left to right, are Advisor Erika Martinez, and Seniors Crista Luna, Jessica Franco, and Vanessa Alvarado.  Not pictured is Priscilla Torres.  These students have spent many hours practicing and preparing for HOSA competition.  Area 7 is the largest HOSA area in Texas.