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FCCLA Students Place at State and Advance to Nationals

Hutto FFCLA students from HHS, HMS, and FMS recently carried the Hippo Nation banner proudly at the state competition in Dallas with five teams placing and seven students advancing to the FCCLA Nationals. The national competition is scheduled for this summer in Anaheim, CA.

Hutto took 18 teams to the state competition, where more than 2,500 students from around the state competed. The top two teams in each event move on to Nationals.

FCCLA advisors are:
Nicole Davis, Laurie Lyro, and Tara Crider from Hutto High School
Catherine Sakewitz and Lyn Gutierrez from Farley Middle School
Kaila Coolidge from Hutto Middle School

Students placing at State, including those advancing to Nationals, are:

Macie Cole, HHS
1st place, Career Investigation 
Advancing to Nationals 
$4,000 Texas Tech scholarship 
$750 iCEV scholarship 

Kayla Mercier and Adaysha Rushings, HHS
2nd place, Toys That Teach

Alexx Davis, Claire Mellors and Ella Overholser, FMS
1st place, Entrepreneurship
Advancing to Nationals
$4,000 Texas Tech scholarship 

Brooke Gillespie, Madison Merkord, and Kaitlyn Thibodeaux, HMS
2nd place, Chapter Service Project Display
Advancing to Nationals

Sydney Stewart, Tirzah Pitt, HMS
3rd place Environmental Ambassador

Congratulations to each of these students and their advisors!

FCCLA state placers


FCCLA state winner Macie Cole