Fashion design teacher and FCCLA club sponsor Ms. Belony reports that 8 of her students placed at the FCCLA State Leadership competitions in Orlando in late March: 

  • Katerin Aguirre earned gold in the Fashion Construction Outfit (Level 3) 
  • Liana Bracero and Mia Gomez earned the silver award for Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation (Level 2) 
  • Ashley Canales and Daniel Lopez earned the bronze award for Repurpose and Redesign (Level 2) 
  • Tiffany Cobo earned the silver for Repurpose and Redesign (Level 3) 
  • Paris Nettles earned the bronze for Event Management (Level 3) 
  • Melissa Urena earned the silver award for Fashion construction (Level 3) 

   They qualified for Nationals but aren’t sure if they’ll be attending. Ms. Belony also reported that FCCLA will be hosting their end of year banquet on May 21st to meet and get to know new officers. FCCLA is a nation-wide student organization with over 10,000 members in the district of Florida. “It is a wonderful opportunity for developing leadership,” said Ms Belony.  (by Sebastian Lafond)