PHS students attend conference

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Purdy High School FCCLA members Nicole Terry and Hannah Sperandio attended the National FCCLA Leadership Conference in Orlando, Calif., July 11 through July 18.

Terry and Sperandio participated in youth leadership sessions and heard motivational speeches by comedian Judson Laipply, author Julie Carrier and Allyson Knox, who manages Microsoft's U.S. Partners in Learning Michigan, Massachusetts and Mid Tier grants.

Sperandio was a member of the committee responsible for interviewing national officer candidates. She and Terry also attended the Ultimate State Officer Academy training.

While in Orlando, Terry and Sperandio visited Coco Beach, Downtown Disney, Universal Studios and Gatorland.

The trip was supervised by Purdy High School FCCLA advisor Myra McGee.

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