Kentwood, Kentlake students compete at Sports Medicine Symposium and Competition

The Kentlake Sports Medicine Team consisting of students from both Kentlake and Kentwood high competed at the State Sports Medicine Symposium and Competition held the weekend of April 25 at the Yakima Convention Center.

This year’s event which included 43 schools and 660 students was the largest in the history of the Washington Career and Technical Sports Medicine Association. The WCTSMA is the state’s Sports Medicine Career and Technical Student Organization.

Each of the varsity competitors complete two 100-question written examinations as well as one of the following: an oral/practical exam of sports medicine skills, a written and practical CPR exam, a written and practical anatomy and physiology exam, a written medical terminology exam, or a resume and interview.

The competitors and their overall placements are as follows:


Oral/Practical (of 211)

Alexandra Smith, 23rd

Allison Haines, 24th

Sally Croston, 29th

Nicole Charlton, 61st

Anaahad Kaur, 78th

Rebecca Denney, 80th


CPR (of 67)

Erika Orstad, 17th

Kyndal Phillips, 30th


Medical Terminology (of 73)

Bailey Griglio, 15th

Olivia Kidwell, 11th


Interview (of 54)

Giovanna Staiano, 11th


Junior Varsity (of 117)

Rhiannon Sparling, 22nd

Alex Sisley, 51st

Zoie Wilson, 53rd

Ciarra Montenegro, 55th


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