FCE members attend conference

FCE members attend conference

Posted: Wednesday, September 8, 2010 8:01 pm

FCE members attend conference | 2010 West Tennessee Regional Family and Community Education Club Mini Conference
The 2010 West Tennessee Regional Family and Community Education Club Mini Conference was held recently in Jackson.
Cultural Arts were entered, displayed and judged. A dress revue was conducted as well.
New West Tennessee regional director Dr. Ben West welcomed everyone and Alpha Worrell was the guest speaker for the day.
FCE members enjoyed classes on electronic scrapbooking and Facebook. A basket auction was held and door prizes were also presented.
Obion County FCE members brought home many winners in cultural arts, fashion review and creative writing.
Cultural arts
Ceramics: Nita Simpson, first place; Pottery: Nita Simpson, second place; Cross stitch — other cross stitch: Nettie B. Moore, second place; Needlepoint: Frances Parmenter, second place; Hand Embroidery: Frances Allen, first place, and Charlotte Pierce, second place; Machine Embroidery: Susan Holzner, second place; Quilts — Machine pieced and hand quilted: Mary Louise Davis, first place, and Jeanette Proctor, second place; Specialty Quilts — Appliqué: Jeanette Proctor, first place; Specialty Quilts — Embroidered: Bettye Jo Luton, first place, and Frances Allen, second place; Baby Quilts and Lap Quilts: Mary Louise Davis, first place; Other Quilted Items — Pillows: Mary Lois Owens, second place; Other Quilted Items — wall hangings: Charlotte Pierce, second place; Other Quilted Items — Any Other: Jeanette Proctor, first place; Rugmaking: Charlotte Pierce, second place; Stained Glass: Nita Simpson, second place; and Wood Carving: Nita Simpson, first place.
Fashion review
Suit, Dressy Ensemble or Better Dress: Charlotte Pierce, second place; Jacket: Charlotte Pierce, first place, and Mary Lois Owens, second place; Casual and Active Wear: Charlotte Pierce; second place; Children’s Casual and Better Wear (ages 12 and younger): Susan Holzner; first place; Sewing for an Adult (older than 18): Mary Lois Owens, first place; Wardrobe Accessory: Nita Simpson, second place; Decorative Sweat Wear: Mary Lois Owens, second place; My Best Fashion Purchase — Casual: Rochelle McClain, first place; and My Best Fashion Purchase — Better Dress: Frances Allen, second place and Nettie B. Moore — third place
Creative writing
Short Story: Nettie B. Moore, first place.
Published in The Messenger 9.8.10

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