Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education, and Hospitality Services students competed in the Ohio Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Competition on April 27-28, in Columbus.   Many students qualified to represent Ohio at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference July 2-6, in Nashville, TN.

MVCTC students winning their state competition and qualifying for the National FCCLA Competition include:

Early Childhood Education seniors Alexis Adkins (Miami East), Ally Ratzel (Northmont), and Lydia Russell (Valley View) placed second at State FCCLA and received a gold rating in Chapter Service Display. Early Childhood Education juniors Olivia Mett (Valley View), Tanner Marburger (Brookville), and Ryleigh Abney (Miamisburg) placed first at State FCCLA and received a gold rating in Chapter Service Portfolio Early Childhood Education senior, Abigail Adkins (Eaton) placed first at State FCCLA and received a gold rating in Illustrated Talk. Early Childhood Education seniors Alexis Bellomy (Wayne) and Aaliyah Briner (Ansonia) placed second at State FCCLA and received a gold rating in Life Event Planning.Culinary Arts junior Destiny Getchell (Twin Valley South) placed third and received a silver rating in Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation.Culinary Arts junior Deja Mangos (West Carrollton) and Gerardo Zamora (Wayne) placed third and received a Gold rating in Event Planning.Culinary Arts junior Katlyn Grisso (Milton-Union) placed second and received a gold rating in Pastry Tray.

The following MVCTC students placed at the State FCCLA Contest:

Early Childhood senior, Shayla Stephan (Arcanum) placed third in Career Investigation and received a gold rating in Specific Task Assessment.Senior Culinary Arts Team of Jacob Jenkins (Eaton), Jennifer Fisher (Bethel), Zyonda Gibson (Northmont), and Madison Whitney-Schaale (Miamisburg) received a gold rating.Culinary Arts senior, Cheyenne Meyers (Tri-Village) received a Gold rating in Pastry TrayCulinary Arts junior, Natalie Perry (Eaton) received a gold rating in Creative CakesCulinary Arts senior, Holly Green (Tippecanoe) received a gold rating in Creative CakesCulinary Arts junior, Deja Mangos (West Carrollton) received a gold rating in EntrepreneurshipCulinary Arts juniors, William King (Trotwood) and Caleb Carson (Twin Valley South) received a gold rating in Life Event PlanCulinary Arts junior, Tyler Freeman (Northmont) received a silver rating in Applied Math for Culinary ArtsCulinary Arts junior, Christian Johnson (Wayne) received a bronze rating in Garde MangerCulinary Arts junior, Gerardo Zamora (Wayne) received a silver rating in Career InvestigationCulinary Arts juniors, Katlyn Grisso (Milton-Union) and Lauren Claggett (Wayne) received a silver rating in Product DevelopmentEarly Childhood Education seniors Victoria Stump (Arcanum) and Ashley Brown (Preble Shawnee) received their Power of One award at FCCLA State.

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