Cole Breuer is a junior attending Brookfield High School (BHS). He is serving as your State President for 2017-2018. He has been an active member of the BHS HOSA Chapter since the fall of 2015. He has helped to fundraise and spread awareness of HOSA. Cole competed at the 2016 HOSA International Leadership Conference (SLC) in Medical Innovation in Nashville, Tennessee.
Cole’s career goal is to become a surgeon or a genetic engineer. This past summer, Cole traveled to Tanzania, Africa to shadow doctors, run clinics in orphanages, and more. He also plays on the cross country and lacrosse teams for Brookfield HS. Cole is currently a member of HOSA and key club. In his free time, he enjoys being with his friends and family. He also enjoys traveling, learning about new cultures, and giving back.
Mikayla Raffone will be a junior for the 2017-2018 school year at East Haven High School. She is serving as your current President-Elect for 2017-2018. She has been actively involved in HOSA at the beginning of her sophomore year and has been involved in many HOSA activities. She attended the Fall Leadership Conference in October and recently competed in the Spring Leadership Conference in the CPR/FA event and received second place. She is going to compete at the HOSA International Leadership Conference in June 2017 in Orlando, FL.
Mikayla's career goal is to become a nurse, although she is not sure what type of nurse. She loves to help people, and put a smile on someones face. In her free time, she plays tennis, volleyball and softball and spends time with her family and friends.
Vice President of Leadership Development (Treasurer)
Zohaa Chaudhary is a senior attending Stratford High School. She is serving as Vice President of Development (Treasurer) for 2017-2018. She got involved in HOSA in her her sophomore year, when she moved from New York to Connecticut. Though she was born in the United States, her early life was mostly spent in Pakistan. She currently speaks five languages and English is not her native language.
Even though English wasn't her native language she managed to take part in HOSA and go out to fundraise for her trip to the HOSA International Leadership Conference. Because of her hard work, she got sponsored for her whole trip to Orlando, Florida where the International Conference is being held.
Zohaa’s goal is to get more and more funds for Connecticut HOSA so other students can go to Internationals. Fun-fact- Zohaa means Sunshine.
Vice President of Leadership Development (Secretary)
Chéree Wright will be a junior at Stratford High School, while serving as secretary for 2017-2018. She has been involved in HOSA since her sophomore year. She also participated in the State Leadership Conference, and received 3rd place for her motivational speech (prepared speaking). Her name means "love," which is one many qualities she exudes. She is a hard-worker, dedicated, and outgoing.
Chéree's career goal is to become a pediatrician/child psychologist. She plays basketball for her school, works in the recreational department for her town, and currently serves on the Stratford Partnership for Youth and Families Board. Chéree plays piano, she sings, and overall loves music. She is also very involved in the youth ministry at her church.
Hannah Farrell is a senior attending Brookfield High School (BHS). She is serving as President for 2016-2017. During 2015-16 she served as the CT HOSA President-Elect. She has been actively involved in HOSA since her freshman year and in her sophomore year, she served as her chapter’s reporter. She competed in the physical therapy knowledge test for competition and qualified for nationals in 2015.
Hannah’s career goal is to become a pediatric physical therapist. She plays field hockey for her school and for club. In her free time she shadows a local physical therapist since the summer of 2014.