Students from the Lorain County JVS Culinary Academy recently participated in the state competition of Family Career and Community Leaders of America.
Seven students (pictured) will advance to the national competition this July in San Diego, Calif.
Placing well were Oberlin’s Patrick Maguire (hospitality services), who placed second in the guest room attendant event; and Firelands students Lyndsey Cornwell (culinary arts), who placed third in the entrepreneurship event, and Alaina Smith (bakery and pastry arts), who placed second in the pastry tray event.
FCCLA is a nonprofit national career and technical organization for students in family and consumer sciences education in public and private school through grade 12.
Members have 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.
Courtesy photo JVS Culinary Arts Academy students advancing to the FCCLA National Competition are Madeline Marinelli, Billy Saki, Annaiah Haddix, Mihkyle Savage, Cheyenne Thacker, Dylan Brooks, and Lauren Bascone.