The Lake Stevens High School FCCLA team returned from a national conference with a $3,500 check for their efforts, including production of public service announcements about safe driving. (Contributed photo)

The Lake Stevens High School FCCLA team returned from a national conference with a $3,500 check for their efforts, including production of public service announcements about safe driving. (Contributed photo)

Teens medal in national family, consumer science events

The winners are students at Jackson, Lake Stevens, Snohomish and Stanwood high schools.

Local students earned medals in FCCLA Star Events at the 2018 National Leadership Conference, held June 26 to July 3 in Atlanta. FCCLA stands for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. More than 7,500 people attended the conference.

There were 30 family and consumer science-related competitive events.

Jackson High School: Jenna Kim and Sai Raksha Rayala (gold, Entrepreneurship)

Lake Stevens High School: Maleah Plank (gold, Career Investigation); Harley Kayser and Courtnay Yelm (gold, Chapter in Review Portfolio); Taylor Garcia and Kylea Shepard (gold, Promote and Publicize FCCLA); Emma Hoggatt (silver, Early Childhood Education)

Snohomish High School: Araceli Daza (silver, Leadership)

Stanwood High School: Hope Fey, Brandon Thomas and Aris VanSlageren (bronze, Culinary Arts)

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