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Two FCCLA students advance to National contest

Maddy Carter poses after placing first at FCCLA State.    Megan Espinoza poses after placing second at State.

Two EMS ISD students, Boswell High School junior Maddy Carter and sophomore Megan Espinoza, will compete at the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National contest in Anaheim, Calif., June 30-July 4 after competing at the State competition and leadership conference April 4-6 in Dallas.

FCCLA is a co-curricular organization associated with high school courses in the Human Services, Education and Training, and Hospitality pathways. Five students brought home one first, one second, and three third place finishes from State.


State Results: 

Maddy Carter, Boswell junior, Teach and Train Occupational - 1st place, advancing to Nationals

Megan Espinoza, Boswell sophomore, Career Investigation Senior - 2nd place, advancing to Nationals

McKenna Leveling, Boswell junior, Life Event Planning Senior (Team) - 3rd place

Lauryn Litton, Boswell junior, Life Event Planning Senior (Team) - 3rd place

Ella Stevens, Chisholm Trail freshman, Teach and Train Junior - 3rd place


High school FCCLA sponsors:

BHS – Lindsey Metz and Tamara Taylor

CTHS – Nicole Alexander and Spencer Dennis

SHS – Courtney Anderson and Karen Duggan

HCTC – Kasey Conroy


Congratulations to these students and teachers on their outstanding accomplishments and best of luck at nationals! We are #EMSproud!

fifteen FCCLA state qualifiers

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) students from BHS, SHS, and CTHS competed at the area contest February 21-23 in Waco.  The students were strong competitors and represented their schools and the district well, sending the 15 students below to state that will take place April 3-6, 2019 in Dallas.

The mission of FCCLA is to promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner, and community leader, members develop skills for life through character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

Congratulations to these students and sponsors and best of luck at state!

Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
Zekyra Funches CTHS
Gracie Strickland CTHS
Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Senior
Sarada Kattel SHS
Lauren LeBlanc SHS
Teach and Train Occupational
Gisselle Mendoza CTHS
Madissen Carter BHS
Teach and Train Junior
Ella Stevens CTHS
Teach and Train Senior
Patty Gamez SHS
Thomas Andor CTHS
Rebeka Chavez CTHS
Life Event Planning Senior
McKenna Leveling BHS
Lauryn Litton  BHS
Career Investigation Senior Team 2
Tabitha Rogers BHS
Career Investigation Senior Team 1
Megan Espinoza BHS
Early Childhood Education Occupational
Karina Flores SHS
FCCLA Sponsors:
BHS – Lindsey Metz and Tamara Taylor
CTHS – Nicole Alexander and Spencer Dennis
SHS – Courtney Anderson and Karen Duggan