Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members from Cicero-North Syracuse High School recently attended the New York State Leadership Competition and Conference at the Syracuse University Sheraton Hotel. C-NS' New York State Officer Cathrine Nelson introduced the theme "Dive in to Leadership with FCCLA" to the more than 160 conference attendees. During the conference, two C-NS students took home medals and became eligible to compete at the national level in their categories. C-NS eleventh grader Sarah Storie, of North Syracuse, earned a silver medal for her Chapter Service Project Display and tenth grader Kaitlyn Rude, of Clay, earned a gold medal in the Recycle and Redesign category.
C-NS tenth grader Cody DeSantis, of Cicero, and twelfth grader Stacey Sotherden, of North Syracuse, were also chosen as judges for competitive events in Culinary Arts and Career Development.