BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Palm Beach County School District) — Members of the Olympic Heights High School FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Club participated in the 2015 State FCCLA Competition, from March 6 to March 9 in Orlando. FCCLA is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for students in grades 6-12.
Olympic Heights students competed in a number of categories, including Color Photography, Black & White Photography, Advocacy, Career Investigation, Culinary Arts, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Construction, Fashion Design, Food Innovations, Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation, Leadership, Life Event Planning, and Teach & Train.
Students worked throughout the school year to research and develop a career project related to their topic, which included development of a proposition, planning and implementing the project, providing community service and developing a presentation. Projects were presented to a panel of judges at the state competition.
Of the 24 students competing from Olympic Heights, six earned the highest scores in their category. They will represent Florida at the National FCCLA Competition this summer in Washington, D.C.
Olympic Heights would like to recognize and congratulate the following students who received Gold Medal Awards at the 2015 FCCLA State Competition: Brandon Arnone, Lauren Brito, Annie Coen, Brianna Glick and Jeneva Ontaneda.
Winning silver medals at the state competition were: Shelby Black-Smith, Jenna Cammarano, Anielyse Daniel, Reema Hamade, Ashley Jean-Baptiste, Allison Kraus, Cristal Rivera, and Melanie Sosa.
Bronze medals were awarded to: Leah Brand, Celeste Elkin, Damian Gonzalez, Viviana Hernandez, Natalie Marsal, Aylin Morales, Maxx Padron, Kisha Saint-Louis, Brianna Sylfont, Natalia Velez, and Shaunta Wright.
Special recognition was given to Lauren Brito and Jeneva Ontaneda, who each received $1,000 scholarships from Johnson & Wales University for their Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation entry.
This outstanding winning FCCLA Team is sponsored by two very dedicated Olympic Heights teachers, Kelly Hampton and Chef Eric Schlossberg.
Content copyright © 2021 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. We vigorously protect our intellectual property and journalistic product. Broadcast stations must credit BocaNewsNow.com on air. Print must refer to BocaNewsNow.com. Online must link to BocaNewsNow.com. We have agreements with several organizations. Contact news (at) bocanewsnow.com.
The Latest From BocaNewsNow.com
- FLORIDA LOGS 51,000 COVID CASES OVER THREE DAYS
- Two Seniors Killed In West Boynton Beach Crash
- Kids Are Testing Positive At Boca Raton Area Camps, What Does That Mean For School?
- Here’s How To Remove Your Child From Palm Beach County Schools
- Palm Beach County: Free COVID-19 Testing Available
- READ THE REPORT: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Sexually Harassed Multiple Women
- Are Boca, Delray Restaurant Workers Wearing Masks? Tell Us, Others
- Woman, Three Times Legal Limit, Asks Boca PD To Help Her Get To Hawaii
- Parents Outraged, Fearful That Palm Beach Schools Won’t Mandate Masks