Maddie Aiello is a senior at Washington Park High School, and she is marching toward a career in medicine as a doctor.

Last month, she represented Park in Washington, D.C. for the HOSA Future Health Professionals Leadership Academy.

HOSA – Health Occupations Students of America – is a national organization with a mission to promote careers in healthcare. Aiello is the the vice president of Wisconsin’s HOSA chapter, and she likes being part of the organization because it keeps her in touch with other students who are on the same career tracks.

“It is so fun being a state officer. I meet so many people from all over and we work really well together,” she told communications staffers at Racine Unified.

The conference was a week-long experience, and during her time in the Capital Aiello said she learned how to better work as a team; lessons that will come in handy as the Panther’s HOSA team prepares for their state competition in April.

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