Friday, May 15, 2009

The 2009 District 12 Fashion Show was held Saturday April 25 at Texas A&M Kingsville.

The objective of the Fashion Show is to recognize the members who have excelled in clothing projects and exhibit skills in the application of knowledge of fibers and fabrics to wardrobe selection, clothing construction or comparison shopping, fashion interpretation and understanding of style, good grooming and poise in front of others, and modeling and presentation of themselves and their garments.

The theme for this years show was “Project Hollywood Runway”, Starr County 4H’ers made remarkable scores in all the judging areas earning all blue ribbons.

In the Buying Division comparison shopping is conducted to include department stores, boutiques or specialty stores, mail order catalogues or having an outfit especially made by a seamstress. Competing in this was Ramiro Valdez in the Intermediate category he won a blue ribbon and was top winner in his category with his suit.

John Jay Cantu and Crystal Perez also received blue ribbons and were top winners in their category and will be advancing to state competition.

The construction division where garments are sewn receiving a blue award in the Junior Division were Mycaela Garza and Eugenio Garza Lisa Saenz in the Intermediate category received a blue award and was the top winner in her category.

In the Senior division Rebecca Saenz wore the best constructed and most beautiful outfit of the entire show. She received a blue award and placed alternate to state, and will also be competing at State Fashion Show.

Ruben Lopez also received a blue award in the Specialty division and will be competing at state fashion show in June.

4H’ers worked under the direction of 4H clothing leader and teacher Mrs. Celinda Alvarado who also competed in countless 4H fashion shows as she was growing up as a 4H’er in San Isidro.

Five Starr county 4H’ers will be competing at State Roundup at Texas A&M College Station .

The week of June 9-12 at State Fashion Show and State Food Show.
State Fashion Show – Construction Specialty – Ruben Lopez
- Construction Dressy – Rebecca Saenz
-Buying Specialty – Crystal Perez
-Buying Dressy – John J. Cantu
State Food Show– Andrea Noles – Nutritious Snacks

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