Evans High School FCCLA members recently participated in a weekend leadership conference at the Classic Center in Athens, Ga. The chapter was recognized numerous times for its active participation in local, state and national programs. The chapter received a plaque for having the largest membership for FCCLA Region 6, and was one of 13 chapters in the state to be recognized for achieving Honor Roll with Distinction. Taylor McChesney, a senior at EHS, was the first EHS FCCLA member to receive the Inex Murray-Janet Barber-Daisy Lewis Scholarship. Zoee Day was recognized for placing third in the state on the Interior Design Online Proficiency test. Pictured above are members who competed in state events and STAR (Students Taking Action for Recognition) Events. They are Zoee Day and Tiffany McGovern, who competed in the state Interior Design event; STAR Event participants - Alex Petsko, Chapter Showcase Manual, Gold Medal; Taylor McChesney, Illustrated Talk, Silver Medal; Morgan Wilce and Katlyn Gates, National Programs in Action, Gold Medal; and Erica Bailey, Recycle and Redesign, Gold Medal. Alex, Morgan, Katlyn, and Erica will advance to compete at the National STAR Events/Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., in July. FCCLA advisers Sally McCall and Gail Sims accompanied the group. Heading out of town or visiting a local park? Send us a family photo, and we'll publish it in The News-Times. Bring or mail a photo to our office at 4272 Washington Road, Suite 3B, Evans, GA 30809, or e-mail photos to cnt@newstimesonline. com. Be sure to write a few words to tell readers about your trip.