EDUCATION Georgia Houston County

Perry High School wins state awards

HOUSTON COUNTY, Georgia(KBTV)- Perry High School’s Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter won four ribbons at the annual Georgia Fall Leadership Rally held at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter.  Over 2,200 students and chapter advisors from across Georgia participated in the leadership rally session and competition events.  Kama Beaumarchais and Crystal Quick serve as advisors for the Perry High FCCLA chapter. 

Gracie Svoboda, a sophomore, won first place in the high school level chili cook-off competition with her “Sweet Heat Chili” that contained an unexpected combination of both fruits and vegetables. 

Cathryn Geiger, a sophomore, won first place in the theme speech competition where she gave a 3-minute speech about her interpretation of this year’s Georgia FCCLA theme, “Make It Count.” 

Amelia Kelly, a junior, and Sara Ford, a sophomore, created an award winning FCCLA brochure covering the topic of “FCCLA Alumni and Associates.” The pair placed second in the competition. 

Jersey Wright, a sophomore, won third place in the chapter t-shirt design. Wright submitted an essay explaining the relevance of her design to the state theme and her interpretation of the design elements. 

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