Back to School Fair set for Aug. 10
United Way of Denton County is gearing up for the second Denton Back to School Fair on Aug. 10. The nonprofit has a goal of equipping 4,000 students with free school supplies this year. That will require roughly $20,000 in donations from individual and corporate donors.
The event will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of North Texas Gateway Center.
To register a student, make a donation or learn more about sponsorship opportunities, go to the United Way website at www.unitedwaydenton.org/backtoschool and follow the links.
Krum High School
Junior wins top prize in national FCCLA contest
Avery Mayhue, who will be a junior at Krum High School in the fall, won a gold medal during a national competition.
The Family Career and Community Leaders of America’s 2019 National Conference took place June 30-July 4 in Anaheim, California.
Mayhue competed against students from across the country to win a gold medal in the “Say Yes to FCS” category. She prepared a portfolio, conducted classroom observations and more.
The 2018-19 school year was her first being involved with FCCLA. She was taught by Vanessa Salazar and Camella Weedon.