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Culinary Students Receive High Honors at Regional FCCLA Competition

Students from the JVS Culinary Academy recently participated in the regional competition of Family Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) held on the campus of Lorain County Community College.

Culinary Arts senior instructor, Chef Tim Michitsch shared what an outstanding job all of the students did at the competition. “These students worked very hard to prepare for this competition and they all should be proud of their exceptional performances.”

The names of the students and their competition events are listed below by the student’s associate school district.

CLEARVIEW - Sierra Baker (Culinary Arts senior) received a silver medal in the Culinary Team Event; Katie Brunecz (Culinary Arts junior) received a silver medal in the Culinary Team Event; Briana Fantauzzi (Culinary Arts senior) received a silver medal in the Culinary Team Event; Owen Polly (Culinary Arts senior) received a silver medal in the Culinary Team Event; Megan Rataj (Culinary Arts junior) received a silver medal in the Culinary Team Event

ELYRIA - Joyce Fraticelli (Bakery and Pastry Arts junior) received a silver medal in the Creative Cake Event; Rebecca Perrine (Culinary Arts junior) received a silver medal in the Culinary Team Event; Dakota Serrano (Hospitality Services B senior) received a gold medal in the Product Development Event; Amnesty Vinson (Bakery and Pastry Arts senior) received a gold medal in the Pastry Tray Event

KEYSTONE - Mai Kaewsoongnern (Culinary Arts junior) received a silver medal in the Garde Manger Event; Brianna Lindsey (Culinary Arts junior) received a silver medal in the Culinary Team Event; Samantha Nelson (Bakery and Pastry Arts junior) received a silver medal in the Creative Cake Event; Jason Rising (Hospitality Services B senior) received a gold medal in the Product Development Event

MIDVIEW - Anna Baldwin (Bakery and Pastry Arts senior) received a gold medal in the Pastry Tray Event; Chris Ice (Culinary Arts senior) received a silver medal in the Applied Culinary Math Event; Ronnie Kisner (Culinary Arts senior) received a gold medal in the Applied Culinary Math Event

NORTH RIDGEVILLE - Angela Fragapane (Culinary Arts senior) received a silver medal in the Culinary Team Event; David Mather (Culinary Arts junior) received a silver medal in the Applied Culinary Math Event

WELLINGTON - Brittanasha Smith (Culinary Arts junior) received a silver medal in the Culinary Team Event

FCCLA is a nonprofit national career and technical organization for students in family and consumer sciences education in public and private school through grade 12. Involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life -- planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making and interpersonal communication -- necessary in the home and workplace.