BHS student named ‘Best in Texas’

BreAnne Richardson, FCCLA member at Blackwell High School, was recently named the Best of Texas Outstanding Special Achievement Student by the Texas Career and Technology Council (TCTC). This state-wide award is in recognition of the student’s achievements, academics, service and participation during high school. In addition to serving as the State Vice President of Programs for the Texas FCCLA, Richardson is an active member of FFA, participates in UIL and was a cheerleader. After high school, BreAnne plans to attend Tarleton State University to earn a degree in Family and Consumer Science Education.The Best of Texas Awards are sponsored by the Texas Career and Technology Council and was initiated to recognize outstanding achievements by students enrolled in career and technical education and exemplary contributions by businesses and community leaders who have dedicated their support to career and technical programs. This year, school districts throughout Texas submitted nominations in eight award categories. A cash scholarship and commemorative plaque was given to winners in each division.TCTC is an organization representing seven professional organizations of career and technical education. TCTC strives to maintain one unified voice, speaking for and supporting career and technical programs.