Four MHS students advance to FCCLA state

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Four MHS students earned awards at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)  regional competition at Oregon High School on Monday, Feb. 6.

All four students qualified for the FCCLA State Leadership Conference, which will take place April 3-5 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

Junior Hailee Brandon earned a gold in the pastries and baked goods competition with her carrot cake and cream cheese frosting icing.

Junior Drew De Laat and senior Sean Morrison earned a silver in the culinary competition. Their score of 88 points was two shy of winning a gold. They had to make three recipes in an hour:  

  • Spinach and arugula salad with almond coated goat cheese and vinaigrette
  • Herbed apple glazed chicken
  • Mashed potatoes and butternut squash with brown butter

Sophomore Shae-Lynn Kruchten earned a silver in the advanced food production, terminology and math test.

The adviser is Tara Bradford.

FCCLA is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address personal, family, work and societal issues through the department of Family and Consumer Sciences. FCCLA programs are planned and run by members. The club members participate in numerous community projects throughout the year.  Regional, state and national compeitions are held in a wide variety of areas for any student who chooses to compete.

Visit the Wisconsin FCCLA website to learn more.