MHS students shine at FCCLA State

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Four MHS students earned top honors at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Leadership Conference on April 8-10 in Wisconsin Dells.

Junior Jade Davis took second in the Baked Good and Pastry event at the occupational level to qualify for the FCCLA National Convention in Anaheim, Calif., on June 29 to July 4.

Senior Autumn Meggers earned a silver with a score of 87.5 out of 100 in the Baked Goods and Pastry event at the occupational level. Sophomores Grace Kalscheur and Malia Faessler earned a gold in the state senior level Baked Goods and Pastry event.

Davis and Meggers worked as a team to prepare four recipes in 2.5 hours: breakfast cranberry sweet dough ring, cherry cereal cookies, chocolate eclairs with cranberry cream filling, and cranberry orange nut muffins.

Kalscheur and Faessler participate in an indivdual event and each made cranberry orange cream torte.

Other MHS students who attended the conference included Allison Bradford, Megan Ludtke, Rachel Sprecher, Mattie Mormino, Madison Lukken and Angie Diaz.

The theme of this year's State Conference was BElieve in YOUrself. The keynote speaker was Kat Perkins, who was on The Voice in Season 6.

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.