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Three students from West Bladen High School — Madison McLamb, Megan Bennet and Codi Pait — competed this year in the first-time event of Sports Nutrition at the N.C. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America state conference. For the event, participants ​had to plan and develop an individualized nutritional plan to meet the needs of a competitive student athlete in a specific sport. In advance, participants prepare​d ​a sample nutrition and hydration plan based upon nutritional and energy needs of the student athlete. The participants ​also prepare​d​ a file folder, ​delivered ​an oral presentation, and demonstrate​d​a method to be used by the athlete to assist with nutrition management. The students received a Silver Medal at the state conference and have qualified to compete at the National FCCLA conference in Texas in July. Their advisors are Debra Kinlaw and Gail Marsh.

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