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Officer Candidate Profile

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Joann Kim

Valley View High School

Grade: 10

Number of Years in HOSA: 1

I feel like leadership thrives on a multifaceted skill set, blending effective communication, adaptability, unwavering integrity, passionate dedication, unshakeable confidence, decisive decision-making, adept problem-solving, and a touch of humility. A skilled leader navigates challenges through clear and impactful communication, adjusts strategies with flexibility, and upholds moral principles with integrity. Passion fuels their commitment, while confidence instills trust within the team. Decisiveness propels progress, and problem-solving ensures adaptability in dynamic situations. Humility is the touchstone, acknowledging the collective strength of the team. In essence, I believe that a leader, armed with these qualities, not only guides but also inspires, cultivates unity, and pushes their team toward success. 

Video Submission:
Introduction and why you think you would be a good fit for the HOSA State Officer Team. 

HOSA Officer Experience, Activities, and Conferences

  • This was my first year in HOSA, so I didn't have the chance to participate as much as I would have liked because of senior priority. I'm hoping to change that by becoming a state officer!

  • Medical Reading (2023-2024)

  • 2024 SLC

School and Community Leadership Experiences and Honors

  • School

    • Student Council President (2022-2023), NJHS President (2022-2023), FBLA Vice President (2022-2023), Principal's Award (2022-2023), STUCO 10th Grade Representative (2023-2024)


    • Super Kid Award (2021-2022), Readers are Leaders (2022-2023), Prom Fashion Show/Make-a-Wish Fundraiser (2022-2023, 2023-2024), Mayor's Youth Advancement Council Diversity and Inclusion Department Chair (2023-2024), Vocalist and Pianist for Church Worship Team (2022-2024), Crown Club (2023-2024), Northeast Arkansas Chain Reaction Youth Council (2023-2024)

Why do you want to be a HOSA State Officer?

Becoming a HOSA State Officer is an aspiration fueled by my dedication to healthcare advocacy & a desire to make a meaningful impact on the future of healthcare leaders. Despite my relatively limited experience in HOSA, I am driven by a deep-seated passion for promoting health & well-being, & I believe that serving as a HOSA State Officer provides an unparalleled platform to channel this passion into initiatives that resonate with students across the state. And while being elected state officer might be a big goal for a first-year, I believe that there’s always room for a fresh perspective. Every person starts somewhere.  

My involvement in various leadership roles, including student council, Mayor’s Youth Advancement Council, Northeast Arkansas Chain Reaction Youth Council, Crown Club, National Honor Society, & Future Business Leaders of America, has equipped me with the skills & experience necessary to thrive as an officer. These roles have enhanced my ability to communicate, collaborate, & implement impactful projects effectively. As a State Officer, I aim to leverage this experience to foster unity & enthusiasm among HOSA members, creating an environment where everyone feels valued & empowered. 

Furthermore, my deep-rooted ambition & commitment to excellence align seamlessly with the responsibilities of a HOSA State Officer. I am driven to facilitate opportunities for students to improve their skills, broaden their perspectives, & ignite their passion for healthcare professions. I believe in the transformative power of education & advocacy, & as a State Officer, I aspire to inspire positive change within the HOSA community.
My desire to be a HOSA State Officer stems from a genuine commitment to advancing healthcare education, nurturing a collaborative & inclusive community, & empowering fellow students to realize their full potential. I am eager to contribute my skills, energy, & ideas to elevate the HOSA experience for all members & play a pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare leaders.

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