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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17 Women's Council of Realtors Fashion Show
27 Health & Wellness Expo
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27 Health & Wellness Expo-LWR
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PHOTO GALLERY: Jen's MarketPlace farmer's market
Aug. 30, after a three-year hiatus the Lakewood Ranch farmer's market returned to Main Street, with about 22 vendors and a new name — Jen's MarketPlace.
PHOTO GALLERY: Operation Pet Rescue
Animal lovers converged Aug. 30 on Lakewood Ranch Main Street for Operation Pet Rescue. Participants visited booths run by the Humane Society of Lakewood Ranch volunteers, for stamps. Proceeds from the raffle benefited the East County rescue.
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