Guthrie High School had 4 students compete at the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference in San Diego.
Bella Benham and Hunter Smith competed in Food Innovations. They were awarded a Gold and Top Ten in the nation.
Alexandra Wilkins and Logan Stubby competed in Fashion Construction as well as had original garments invited to be judged in the fashion show. Alexandra Wilkins received Gold and 11th in the nation. Logan Stubby received Silver.
Alexandra Wilkins was the only Oklahoman chosen for the 20 spots in the FCCLA Fashion Show sponsored by the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising.
The students were also able to explore much of the city and had a great time.
“I am so incredibly proud of these girls. They worked hard all year honing their skills,” says Jessica Maker, FCS educator and FCCLA advisor at Guthrie High School. “They made Guthrie proud!”
FCCLA is one of seven CareerTech student organizations affiliated with CareerTech programs. It is affiliated with family and consumer sciences education. The other six are FFA (agricultural education), DECA (marketing education), SkillsUSA (trade and industrial education), Business Professionals of America (business and information technology education), Technology Student Association (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and HOSA (health careers education).