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RHS Students Elected as Regional FCCLA Leaders

FCCLA Leaders Two Ritenour High School students have been elected as regional leaders for Missouri’s FCCLA organization.

Sophomore Christopher Campos won the Region 5 president position for the 2019-20 school year. Junior Jacqueline Martinez-Torres was elected for the second time as the Region 5 delegate, and will help run the State Leadership Conference March 17-19, 2019 at Tan-Tar-A in Osage Beach. Both were elected by regional FCCLA members in January.

In January, Ritenour’s FCCLA members continued the traditional of excellence at the Regional STAR Competition. RHS hosted the competition this year with more than 60 students from 10 schools competing in different categories.

RHS juniors Angelina Latty and Trinity Merritt took silver medals in their STAR Event Chapter Service Display for their “Project S.A.F.E.” The project stands for Security Always a First Effort and serves young teens, mostly male, who become homeless and are transitioning into the foster care system.Ritenour FCCLA raised funds to put together 15 drawstring backpack bags filled with a clean change of clothes, socks, a warm fleece blanket and personal hygiene items for teens served by Butterfly Haven to bring with them to their new home.