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FCCLA students journey from district, to state, to national competitions

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Megan and her team members with their rewards

Megan and her team members with their rewards

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Megan and her team members with their rewards

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It all began on February 3.

Senior Megan Patton, junior Sophia Mellblom, and senior Corina Constantinescu attended the edistrict FCCLA convention at the Riverside Hotel in Boise.

This convention consisted of many competitions from Culinary Arts, to family and consumer sciences.

The FCCLA is a nonprofit organization for young adults in family and consumer sciences with family as its  central focus. It stands for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

 

The FCCLA state competition was on April 5-7,  and nationals will take place in early July  in Nashville..

Patton placed gold in the Culinary STAR Event. Patton was on  the Renaissance Culinary team, which was  a 3 member based team from Renaissance High School. Patton  and her team were  given one hour to create one high-end meal that competed with other team’s meals.

“For Districts, there were four other teams in my competition,” Patton said. “With state, there were about 20 teams in my competition.”

She added, “And at nationals there will be 50 teams, one team from each state.” Patton won a $1,000 scholarship to Johnson and Wales University and also has a chance to win a $40,000 scholarship at the national event this summer.

Sophia Mellblom attained gold in projects for the child development competition and will be representing Idaho In nashville for nationals. “I was the only one in my competition so i placed gold,” Said junior Sophia Mellblom.

Corina Constantescu placed bronze in the cupcake competition against 12 other teams at state. “I made lemon raspberry cupcakes with a lemon raspberry curd,” said Senior Corina Constantescu.

Megan Patton and Sophia Mellblom will be attending Nationals this summer in Nashville on july 1st-7th.

 

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