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Career Technical Education Week at the Capitol


(Carrollton, Ga. ­ February 23, 2016) Villa Rica High School Students from chapters of Family, Career
and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) joined
over 2,500 members at the Georgia State Capitol for CTE Week and FCCLA Day at the Capitol on
February 11, 2016.
The FCCLA/CTE Day at the Capitol is designed to stress the importance of being a young leader in their
families, careers and communities. The purpose was to meet with Georgia representatives and senators
about Career, Technical and Agricultural Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, FCCLA, Business
Education and FBLA. Students had the opportunity to tour the capitol and learn about Georgia history.
Representatives Dustin Hightower and Michael Gravely joined the high school students to discuss the
importance of the benefits received through CTE Education and active participation in student led

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