Students from New Braunfels High School and the Ninth Grade Center will be advancing to the state Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competition.

These students competed at the Region V Leadership Conference at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi Feb. 1-3. Competitive events include culinary arts, investigation, interview, early childhood education, fashion construction and family and consumer science.

Clara Hairell (sophomore) and Gigi Glenewinkle (freshman) both placed Silver in FCSAs. Madalyn Arguello (senior) and Ryle Kanz (senior) won 1st place in their competitive STAR event, they will be advancing to state.

The FCCLA sponsors are Stacy Kell (NBHS) and Ynise Weddington (NGC).

The State Leadership Conference will be held April 12-14 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.