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FFlorida Students Recognized at National Leadership Conference

More than 135 Florida students placed nationally during the Students Taking Action with Recognition (STAR) Events. The award winners received medals at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn. More Florida students placed in FCCLA’s STAR events than students in any other state.

Jessica Hagood of Lakewood Ranch High School in Manatee County was also recognized at the conference for being elected to FCCLA’s 2009-2010 National Executive Council.

FCCLA is a national organization for career and technical students that develops character and teaches students career and leadership skills through a variety of projects, competitions and events.

For a list of winners by state, visit (PDF).
For more information about FCCLA, visit

Congratulations to all the winners!