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Littleton Public Schools career and technical education students represented their schools and the district at national conferences over the summer. Students demonstrated their skills at the national HOSA Future Health Professionals conference, the national Technology Student Association conference and the national Future Business Leaders of America conference.
Three students from the Littleton Health Sciences program attended the national HOSA Future Health Professionals conference June 18-21 in Orlando, Florida. Approximately 10,000 students from all over the country were in attendance. One of the three students made it to the final round of the competition in Nurse Aide.
The TSA (Technology Student Association) conference was held June 28-July 2 at the Gaylord National Harbor hotel in Maryland. Over 8,500 students from the United States and other countries participated, including students from Euclid Middle School, Powell Middle School, Heritage High School and Littleton High School.
· Euclid had 12 students participate and received a first place, national championship in Inventions and Innovations. Euclid also had top ten finalists in the nation in two events – Biotech Design and Digital Photography.
· Heritage had 5 students participate and received a 3rd place overall in the nation in Webmaster and placed in the top ten in the nation in SciVis.
The FBLA National Conference was held June 29-July 2 in San Antonio, Texas. In attendance were 13,000 students from around the country, including 22 students from Arapahoe High School and 4 from Littleton High School. Arapahoe High School had one student place 7th in the nation in Electronic Career Portfolio and two students placed in the top 14 in the nation.
Congratulations to all of the students that participated in the National Conferences and a special thanks to the advisors that took time out of their summer vacation to allow students this opportunity.
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