Two LCTI students qualify for national FCCLA competition

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. | Lehigh Career & Technical Institute brought home a boatload of medals last month from the Pennsylvania FCCLA State Leadership Conference.

LCTI students racked up three gold, five silver and two bronze medals at the conference held March 20-22 in Silver Springs. Two competitors — William Allen High School’s Yohanna Arias and Emmaus High School’s Gabrielle Howorth — qualified to compete this summer at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference. The competition is June 30-July 4 in Anaheim, California.

Here’s a complete list of the state conference medal winners:

William Allen High School

Yohanna Arias, Commercial Baking
Illustrated Talk: Silver Medal

Viance Caban-Pagan, Commercial Baking
Cake Decorating: Bronze Medal

Emmaus High School

Michaela Breslin, Culinary Arts
Restaurant Service: Gold Medal

Gabrielle Howorth, Culinary Arts
Food Innovations: Silver Medal

Kailee Jones, Culinary Arts
Food Art: Silver Medal

Northern Lehigh High School

Rebecca Weist, Commercial Baking
Baking: Gold Medal

Northwestern Lehigh High School

Hailey Curcio, Culinary Arts
Knife Skills: Silver Medal

Itzanette Santiago, Culinary Arts (1 of 3 team members)
Culinary Team: Silver Medal

Parkland High School

Penelope Rios, Culinary Arts
Food Art: Bronze Medal

Margarita Castro, Culinary Arts (1 of 3 team members)
Culinary Team: Silver Medal

Whitehall High School

Bryan Flores Blanco, Culinary Arts (1 of 3 team members)
Culinary Team: Silver Medal

Nathan Holguin, Commercial Baking
Baking: Bronze Medal

Kudos to all of the FCCLA state conference competitors and congrats to LCTI’s medal winners!

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