MENOMONIE — Ten high school students traveled to UW-Stout on February 21st to compete in the regional level of STAR Events for FCCLA. STAR Events stand for Students Taking Action with Recognition. These students have worked very hard in a number of different areas to prepare for the competition. While at the competition they presented their hard work to judges who would determine if any of them had qualified to go to state.
[emember_protected] Below you will find a breakdown of the students who competed in Regional’s, the event they competed in, and their results:
Ali Fenton received silver for her project in Illustrated Talk. Ali presented information on the effects social media can have on one’s self-esteem.
Marissa Dormanen received gold in the Culinary Creations category. Marissa decorated a cake with the theme of farm animals. Marissa will be advancing to compete at the state level in April!
Maggie Wyss and Taylor Grambow received gold, individually, for the lemon poppy seed cakes they made in the Pastries and Baked Goods category. These two young ladies will compete at the state level in April!
Jaida Peterson, Amber Retzloff and Jensine Boesl received gold for their project in Focus on Children. These young ladies presented information about helping children make healthy eating choices along with the importance of being physically active. These three ladies also advanced to state!
Tyra Kostman, Emma Bygd and Mya Lagerstrom received silver for their project in Illustrated Talk. They shared information on the importance of proper hygiene. These three ladies advanced to state as well!
State will be held from April 9th-April 11th at the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells. All of these students put a tremendous amount of hard work and time into their projects and should be very proud of what they have accomplished. Good luck at State! [/emember_protected]