Every member has his or her own HOSA story. Sunakshi’s story is about growth and progress. HOSA-Future Health Professionals pushed Sunakshi to break out of her shell, spread her wings, and learn to fly. Today she is using the knowledge, skills and experience she obtained to become an active member in HOSA and in her community.
Sunakshi Puri is currently a senior at the Mercer County Technical School Health Science Academy in New Jersey. She served NJ-HOSA as Executive Council Secretary for two consecutive years before running for National Office in 2013. Sunakshi has been an active member in HOSA since 2011, and has been a National Finalist for the past three years. She also served as the Executive Vice President on MCTS’s student council, helping to establish her brand new school. Sunakshi is also on the varsity debate team, serves as a speaking mentor in the Model United Nations club, and tutors students in her classes.
Sunakshi is passionate about Public Health and hopes to one day work with other countries to promote affordable healthcare throughout the world. She feels that HOSA-Future Health Professionals gives her to right skills that will help her reach her goals.