05-26-2009 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #54


Title
Palm Bay High School Trip to HOSA National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee

Discussion

Palm Bay High School student Mike Hoang placed 1st in Dental Technology at the Florida Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Florida State Conference.  He has been invited to participate in the 2009 HOSA National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 24-28, 2009.

The student will be accompanied by the Palm Bay High chapter advisor, Donita Khouri, and his father.  Transportation will be by air, and the group will stay at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, which is the site of the conference.  The advisor's expenses (approximately $1,500) will be covered by the Office of Career & Technical Education.  The student's expenses (approximately $860) will be covered by Palm Bay High School HOSA funds, and the father will cover his own expenses. 



Recommendation
Approve the trip request by Palm Bay High School HOSA for Mike Hoang to participate in the 2009 HOSA National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 24-28, 2009.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 5/26/2009
Consent after Information6/16/2009

Authority for Action
Procedures & Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Federal

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
08-09$1500yes42292702970505300332300

Contact

John G. Thomas, Principal, Palm Bay High School -- 952-5900
Cyndi Van Meter, Area I Superintendent -- 254-0340




Attachment:  PBHS - HOSA National - June 2009.pdf