Pettisville FCCLA members attended the State FCCLA Leadership Conference in Columbus on April 27 and 28. Seven students, their adviser, Luann Bacon and two chaperones, Eloisa Hernandez and Treasure Bacon, attended the conference.
Fernanda Hernandez won first place in Fashion Construction which is a Career Development Event. She made a lined coat and a beautiful display, and then presented her project to several judges. She will be going to Nashville, Tenn. to compete at the National FCCLA Leadership Conference in July.
Abbi Nagel received her State Degree which is the highest individual honor given to an FCCLA member.
The Pettisville Chapter was recognized as an Ohio Outstanding Chapter which is the highest chapter award given within the student organization. Six Ohio chapters received this honor. Shelby Weber, Fernanda Hernandez, and Evan Warner prepared and presented the Outstanding Chapter portfolio to the judges.
Pettisville FCCLA Chapter placed third in the State Project called Operation Gratitude. The chapter wrote Christmas cards to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department and the Archbold Police Department. They also baked cookies and delivered them with their cards.
Zoe Bullano received a Silver Rating for her Recycle and Design Project.
Emma Wilburn and Starr Kessinger received their Power of One Degrees.
“The conference was amazing. The speakers were very good and the student talent show was outstanding. It will be a conference to remember,” said Pettisville FCCLA advisor Luann Bacon.