April 23, 2014

Students from Granbury High School excelled at the FCCLA state competition on April 10-12, 2014, in Corpus Christi.

“The students listened to award-winning guest speaker, participated in leadership tracks and educational tours, and competed in several events,” commented sponsor Connie Jesko.

In family and consumer sciences assessments, results were:

  • Consumer Math: Jeffery McGee, silver
  • Culinary Arts: Kaytelyn Ross, bronze
  • Education and Training: Leah Vermillion, silver
  • Etiquette: Rachael Post, gold
Two of the students also competed in Star Event Projects having advanced from the Region II meeting held February 7-8 in Waco. Leah Vermillion prepared a Teach and Train portfolio regarding a career to include a complete lesson/workshop plan. Meanwhile, Jeffery McGee entered the Chapter Service Project portfolio contest with an in-depth service project that makes a worthwhile contribution to families, schools, and communities to address and take action on a community need. Both required an oral presentation. 

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education.

Pictured above are (left to right) Leah Vermillion, Rachael Post, Jeffery McGee, Kaytelyn Ross, and sponsor Connie Jesko.

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