Waxahachie High students from the career and technical student organization, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, represented the district at the Region III Conference on Feb. 8-9 in Waco.
Out of 14 students, two groups qualified to advance to the state competition and will travel to Dallas on April 5 to test their skills against competitors from across Texas.
WHS students participated in the following events:
Hannah Green, Macie Pelt, Macie Hewson — Culinary Arts, placed first and advancing to state
Colton London, Kyle Jones, De’Ann Rexrode — Culinary Arts, placed fourth and advancing to state
Christi Torres, Cecilia Gomez, Alyssa Medina — Culinary Arts, placed sixth and state alternate
Daniel Caliendo — Serving Up Success
Danny Valles — Mystery Basket
Bryan Munoz, Stephanie Skontenski, Anthony Vasquez — Culinary Arts
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) serves culinary arts students enrolled in CTE courses aligned with the hospitality and tourism career cluster. Participants enjoy the experience of applying classroom and laboratory lessons in hands-on activities or competitive events.
For more information about FCCLA and culinary arts events, contact Joel Skipper firstname.lastname@example.org or Kelly Desmond email@example.com or at 972-923-4614.