Forty-two Manatee County students and their advisers headed to Orlando for the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Conference March 2 through March 6.
Lakewood Ranch High School senior Micaela Figueroa, this year’s state president, led the meeting.
Other state officers from Lakewood include Briana Nelson-Canty and Miranda Lim.
Manatee County FCCLA students competed in various categories, bringing home three gold, 13 silver and 10 bronze medals.
Twenty-two students earning top honors will attend the National Leadership Conference July 6 through July 12, in Nashville, Tenn. East County students are: Elizabeth Gape, Liana Price, Kyla Johnson, Hannah McWilliam, Sidney Oake and Michelle Sobolewski, of Braden River Middle School; and Niki Freer, Jessica Zelitt, Briana Nelson-Canty, Tiffany Williams, Hailey Todoroff, Taylor Nafziger, Meghan New, Charlotte Price, Alexis Gregor, Cassandra Rankin, Julie Smith and Christina Rothenberger, of Lakewood Ranch High.
New state officers for 2013-2014 from our district are Lakewood Ranch High students Nicoletta Freer, president-elect, and Hailey Todoroff, vice president of recreation.
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12 Cooking Class: At Season's Peak: Winter Squash
13 Holidays around the Ranch
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13 Holidays Around the Ranch-Lakewood Ranch
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14 FREE Pictures with Santa Cow!
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14 Gingerbread Houses
14 Italian Wine and Dine
15 A 1913 Florida Cracker Christmas
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School board hosts workshop on state audit report
The Manatee County School Board hosts a workshop today to talk about a report from the state’s Auditor General’s Office that found misuse of funds and lack of controls during the 2012-13 school year.
PHOTO GALLERY: Boat Parade
Spectators cheered in delight Dec. 8, at Linger Lodge Restaurant, as 18 decorated boats concluded their five-mile trek from Jiggs Landing, as part of the Old Braden River Historical Society's first holiday boat parade.
Cheesecake Factory coming to Mall at UTC
Taubman Centers, one of the developers of the under-construction Mall at University Town Center, has announced three new restaurants to its tenant mix.