TR FCCLA qualifies three teams for Nationals in Florida
by Jacqueline Coquat
Apr 18, 2012 | 1668 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print

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Three Rivers FCCLA placed three teams at the state meeting and have qualified for the National meeting in Orlando on July 7-12.

Brittany Smith and Angie Sauceda placed first in Entrepreneurship with their creation of a jewelry business called “Icing on the Cake.” After placing fifth at regionals, they revised and refined their business plan and came back to win at state! They each won a $1000 scholarship to Johnson and Wales University.

Vanessa Stewart, Tori Garcia and Amanda Ginster also placed first in Interpersonal Communications. Their project was helping TRHS students “Think Once, Think Twice, Think Disabilities” to create a more empathic environment for those on our campus with educational and physical disabilities.

Three Rivers Middle School also qualified the team of Hunter Haag, Lillie Council and Gabby Sandoval in Chapter Service Project Manual. They helped plan and purchase Christmas gifts for the Council family because Mrs. Council was unable to do so because of her terminal cancer.

Sophia Sulaica and Kristan Pullin placed fifth in Focus on Children after preparing healthy, nutritious snacks for Our Savior Lutheran Church in the fall.

Also participating at the state level in the senior division were Alex Guerrero and Dannelle Gentry in Chapter Service Project Manual called Stitch a Memory. These girls prepared activities for South Texas Children’s Home to help them develop relationships and create lasting memories.

Cheyenne Pullin bragged on all that FCCLA has done this year in an event called Chapter Showcase Manual.

All teams worked very hard on family, school and community service projects and they developed leadership skills that will be used now and as adults.
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