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2 students represent Mathews at national FCCLA event

Rising eighth grader Lilly Moore and rising ninth grader Mya Schroeder, along with their FCCLA adviser Michelle Williams, represented Mathews County and Thomas Hunter Middle School at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference, which was held June 29 through July 3 in Seattle, Washington.

Moore earned enough points to earn a silver medal in Level 1 Fashion Construction at the national event.

The three “enjoyed many new and varied experiences while touring this huge city, but all of us are very excited to return to the fabulous friends and the community of Mathews,” Williams said after returning home last week.

All expenses for the trip to Seattle came from community contributions.

“We would like to publicly express our deepest thanks to the generous donors that made this trip a reality,” Williams said. She listed the following donors who made contributions: The Cricket Hill Chapter of the DAR, Pat Lipinski, Mathews May Faire Committe...

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