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Multiple culinary students from Trimble Tech High School are advancing to competition at the Texas FCCLA State Leadership Conference this April in Dallas.tthsfccla19

More than 20 students will represent Fort Worth ISD in the competition after qualifying for state at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) 2019 Region II Leadership Conference, hosted February 21-23 in Waco.  CTE instructors Natasha Bruton and Heather Kurima are advisers to Trimble Tech’s FCCLA chapter.

“Their hard work and dedication had some amazing results,” Ms. Bruton said.  “We are super proud of them!”

The following culinary students placed at the region contest in the respective categories and will represent Trimble Tech and FWISD in the Texas FCCLA State Leadership Conference, April 4-6:

  • Mystery Basket Occupational: Senior Elizabeth Canales, first place
  • Culinary Mathematics Occupational: Juniors Miriam Perez, Orlando Palacios, and Maria Hernandez, first place; Senior Stephanie Murillo and junior Adrian Ornelas, second place 
  • Entrepreneurship Jr.: Freshmen Amrandy Flandez, Guadalupe Mora, and Destiny Duque, second place 
  • Entrepreneurship Occupational: Juniors Kimberly Sanchez and Paola Martinez, and senior Anna Loera, first place
  • Hospitality and Tourism Occupational: Juniors Alexandra Gonzalez and Rayven Barnaba and sophomore Daniela Del Rio, first place; Sophomores Jazmine Campos, Sabrina Perales and Kimberly Castro, second place
  • Sports Nutrition Jr.: Freshmen Haydden Rice and Sebastian Mendoza, fourth place
  • Sports Nutrition Occupational: Junior Sade Muhammad, fourth place 

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