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Students Earn FCCLA State Honors in Children's Literature

West Chicago Community High School students earned awards in Children’s Literature Presentation at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America state competition held April 6-8, 2017 in Springfield, Illinois.

Placing 1st in the Individual category is Grace Gregory, a sophomore from Winfield.

Placing 1st in the Occupational category is Ana Sanchez, a junior from West Chicago.

Placing 2nd in the Team category are Naara Rodriguez and Lizeth Romero, both seniors from West Chicago.

Sponsors are WCCHS teachers Mrs. Brittney Bauer and Ms. Angela Gentile.

The Children’s Literature Presentation recognizes participants who demonstrate currently acceptable and creative early childhood techniques while presenting a piece of children’s literature to an imaginary group of three to five year old children. Participants are also judged on their ability to prepare and execute an organized lesson plan using the required lesson plan format. The primary focus of FCCLA is personal growth and leadership development. For more information on FCCLA, visit

FCCLA 2017  
Students and their sponsors are:  (from back left) Mrs. Brittney Bauer, Ana Sanchez, Lizeth Romero, Ms. Angela Gentile, Naara Rodriguez, and Grace Gregory.