Forty Johnston County students who are members of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America took first-place honors at the state Career and Technical Education competition.
Students in Future Business Leaders of America first-place winners are: Jacob Altman, Christian Green, River Norris, Will Eberwein, Aubree Payne, Fran Clark, Catherine Musial, Glenn Bass, Charles Spencer, Trevor Thompson, Brian Robison, McCoy Carlson and Vivian Hunt.
Family Career and Community Leaders of America first-place winners are: Ashlee Elliott, Starr Dukes, Mary Ann Mennella, Monica Scott, Katherine Eve Arroyo, Shyquille Morriesy, Jasmine Sharpe, Katelynn Armstrong, Lexi Sharp, Micaela Dupree and Troy Anderson.
SkillsUSA first-place winners are: Victoria Sanderford, Makaelah Walters, Jenna Johnson, Ashton Makey, Cailyn Clymore, Karson Fair, Justin Coor, Paige Evans; Austin Pope, Luke Tart, Mattie Tart, Dava McLamb, Will Raynor and Eddie Poplin.
Future Health Professionals first-place winners are: Julia Minton, Logan McCullen, Kate Fleming, Megan Wrench, Pat Deese and Liz Hodges.
The students and their advisor will travel to Nashville, Tenn. or Kansas City, Mo. in June to compete in the national competition.