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    Early Childhood Education Students  Take Top Awards
    Junior Early Childhood Education students advancing to nationals from left: Mackenzie Glass, Kaylee Thorn, Karla Schultz , Star Vaughn

    May 12, 2018

    Lorain County JVS Early Childhood Education students recently competed at the state competition of Family Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) in April at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.  Eight award winners qualified to attend the national competition to be held at the end of June in Atlanta, Georgia. The names of the students advancing to the national stage are underlined below. 

    Brookside
    Samantha Glass was awarded 1st place in the Ohio Event Planning event and 3rd place in the Chapter in Review Portfolio event; Mackenzie Glass was awarded 2nd place in the Chapter in Review Display event; Mia Hall was awarded 1st place in the Sports Nutrition event

    Elyria
    Kaitlyn Wowk was awarded gold in the Curriculum Unit Development event

    Firelands
    Erin Cox was awarded silver in the Chapter Service Project Portfolio; Joy Vaughn was awarded 1st place in the Ohio Event Planning event and 3rd place in the Chapter in Review Portfolio event; Star Vaughn was awarded 2nd place in the National Programs in Action event

    Keystone
    Jessica Bainbridge was awarded 3rd place in the Promote and Publicize FCCLA event; Hailey Blackburn was awarded 1st place in the Chapter Service Display event; Ciara Thompson was awarded gold in the National Programs in Action event; Samantha Thompson was awarded 3rd place in the Promote and Publicize FCCLA event; Libby Worthington was awarded gold in the National Programs in Action event

    North Ridgeville
    Brooke Bird was awarded 1st place in the Chapter Service Display event; Lilly Heiman was awarded gold in the Life Event Planning event; Nicolle Lesiw was awarded 1st place in the Sports Nutrition event; Karla Schultz was awarded 2nd place in the National Programs in Action event; Madison VanBuskirk was awarded gold in the Life Event Planning event; Allison Zvaigzne was awarded 3rd place in the Promote and Publicize FCCLA event

    Wellington
    Kaylee Thorn was awarded 2nd place in the Chapter in Review Display event

    Chapter projects focus on a variety of youth concerns, including teen pregnancy, parenting, family relationships, substance abuse, peer pressure, environment, nutrition and fitness, teen violence and career exploration.

    Involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life -- planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making and interpersonal communication -- necessary in the home and workplace.