Carl Sandburg Middle School students received awards at the FCPS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America contest last month. The students are (from left) Sophia Wypyski, Dianna Rivera, Denali Mason, Juliana Dexter, Annabella Mason, Cecilia Morales Barraza, and Winnie Mikulski.
Seven members of the Carl Sandburg Middle School Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) will join more than 700 other family and consumer sciences students to participate in Virginia FCCLA’s Students Taking Action with Recognition (STAR) Events Contest and State Leadership and Recognition Conference, April 6-9, in Virginia Beach.
Juliana Dexter, Annabella Mason, Denali Mason, Winnie Mikulski, Cecilia Morales Barraza, Dianna Rivera, and Sophia Wypyski qualified to attend the state contest by participating in the Fairfax County Public Schools FCCLA STAR Events contest on Feb. 6 at South County High School.
Juliana Dexter, Cecilia Morales Barraza, and Annabella Mason won first place and a gold award in the junior Life Event Planning contest. Winnie Mikulski won first place and a gold award in the junior Nutrition & Wellness contest. Dianna Rivera and Sophia Wypyski won second place and a silver award in junior Food Innovations. Denali Mason won first place and a silver award in the junior Recycle and Redesign contest.