Grainger Today Correspondent
KNOXVILLE – The Washburn FCCLA and SkillsUSA brought home first place in five different categories at the Tennessee Valley Fair Competition in Knoxville, September 11.
Several students also placed in the competition at the fair.
Those taking first place were: Madison Harvey in the FCCLA talent show; Destiny Hunter and model Jacklyn Scearce, in FCCLA dress designing; and Kimberly Soloman and Jacklyn Scearce, in FCCLA bulletin board.
In SkillsUSA competition, Trevor Holt took first place in electronics, and Jacklyn Scearce and Kimberly Solomon placed first in Ed Display.
Also placing in FCCLA competition were Alexis Hemphill and model Cheyanne Collins, who received second place in dress design; and Brianna Noah and model Lindsey Moore, who placed third in dress design.
Kimberly Solomon and model Salesta Thompson also competed.
Katlyn Bunch and Caitlin Davidson finished fourth in gingerbread house design.
Paula Atkins and Shea Miller were third in Rustic Fall Wedding Table Setting. Lacey Beeler, Madison Harvey and Lindsey Moore were third in Upscale Halloween Fundraiser Table Setting.
Others who placed in SkillsUSA competition were: Hunter Yadon and Michael Blocker, third place in Steel Fabrication; Asa Beeler, third place in Arc Welding (Mig); Hunter Munsey, fifth place in Arc Welding (Fillet); Hunter Beeler, fifth place in Arc Welding (Butt).
“We are proud of the FCCLA and SkillsUSA for their participation and awards,” said sponsor Paula Abrams.