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FCCLA youths excel at nationals

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  • | 4:00 a.m. August 12, 2011
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Several East County students recently took home awards during the Students Taking Action with Recognition Event at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s 2011 National Leadership Conference.

From Braden River Middle School, Ariel Collins earned a bronze medal in Interpersonal Communications, while Marianna Haluska and Nicoletta Freer received a silver medal for Chapter Showcase Display. Hailey Todoroff received a gold medal for Recycle and Redesign.

From Lakewood Ranch High School, students Micaela Figueroa and Kiona Poyner received a silver medal for Chapter Showcase Display and Christina Rothenberger and Miranda Lim received a gold medal for Focus on Children.

Southeast High School’s Madison Hubbard and Melyssa Godfrey also earned a gold medal.

District advisers Jill Bergeron of Braden River Middle School and Elaine Bowling of Lakewood Ranch High School escorted the students to the conference in California.

Also representing Manatee County were Figueroa, state president-elect, Briana Nelson Canty, state secretary, and Jessica Hagood, past national vice president of community service.

Contact Pam Eubanks at [email protected].


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