FCCLA hosts annual Senior Prom

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
x2007-02-20 08.27.22_color.tif

Senior Prom King Johnny Esquivel and Queen Dixie Briegel are flanked by members of the Superior High School FCCLA. (Mila Besich-Lira photo)

By Mila Besich-Lira

The Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) of Superior High School hosted their annual Senior Adult Prom on Saturday. The group has been hosting this annual event for six years as a community service project.

The teens in FCCLA work to provide a dinner and DJ dance for the senior adults in the community. “The students were here at nine in the morning on a Saturday preparing the food and decorations for the dance, explained Terry Villaverde, the FCCLA sponsor. “They all worked very hard.”

Youth groups across America began hosting “Senior/Senior” proms to provide a prom experience to World War II veterans who missed their own proms while performing their military service.

Many of the teens involved with the event invited their grandparents to come. Villaverde said the event gathered 60 adults total, the largest prom attendance thus far.

“We had much more student involvement,” he said. “It was nice to see the students interacting and dancing with their grandparents.”

FCCLA members Nicole Godinez and Alyssa Barragan led the project this year. The team will present the project at the state FCCLA competitions in the coming spring.

admin (7655 Posts)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Summer Reading Program kicks off at Superior Library: Every Hero Has a Story!

    22 hours ago
    by

    This summer readers of all ages will celebrate many types of heroes; the heroes of all ages who walk through the doors of the library each day; the heroes who have


    Getting Lost in the Copper Corridor

    22 hours ago
    by

    Can you guess where in the Copper Corridor the cover photo was taken? If you guessed Mammoth, then you would be correct.


    Superior FCCLA heading to Nationals; CVIT makes donation to help with expenses

    22 hours ago
    by

    The Superior High School Career and Technical Education Organization  Family, Career, & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) students recently participated in State Competition in Tucson, AZ and the following students qualified


    School garden creates positive impact on students

    22 hours ago
    by

    Coordinator
    SaddleBrooke Master Gardeners SaddleBrooke Master Gardeners This school year kindergarten and first grade students at Mountain Vista Elementary School in Oracle, AZ


  • Stories Just For You

    Pinal County Sheriff’s Report

    January 29th, 2014
    by

    The Pinal County Sheriff’s Report is taken from the daily logs, based on the information provided by deputies. All persons […]


    Kayaking on the Gila River, a journey into the near wild

    January 29th, 2014
    by

    By Nina Crowder Copper Basin News Kayaking in the Copper Corridor takes just a short journey for a day filled […]


    Insurance ‘Marketplace’ enrollment window closing soon for 2014; Sun Life offering free application help to community

    January 29th, 2014
    by

    CASA GRANDE – Are you still uninsured? Have you been dragging your feet in purchasing federally-mandated insurance through the “marketplace,” […]


    Family First – not just for pregnancy

    January 22nd, 2014
    by

    By Nina Crowder Copper Area News Clare Grochocki is the Center Director of Family First Pregnancy Care Center, and with […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather