Club to host Princess Workshop

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 3, 2016

LHS group wants to promote confidence

Staff report

LaGRANGE — LaGrange High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America will play fairy godmother to girls ages 6 to 13 Saturday, March 5, 2016.

The club will host the Princess Workshop with the goal to promote self-esteem for young girls in Troup County and teach them to love themselves.

The FCCLA’s main theme this year is “Stop the Violence,” including self-harm. The members of the club want to make a way for young girls to see that they are beautiful the way they are.

“There’s a lot of young girls facing self-esteem issues, and I personally faced the same issues myself,” said Myia Gates, the creator of the workshop. “So I thought of the workshop as a way for us to show girls that they are beautiful and unique in their own special way.”

The LaGrange High School branch of FCCLA started last year under a new teacher, Alexis Williams. In its short time the club has grown and completed a various service projects and events like the Color Run, Change for Hope and Princess Workshop.

“The LHS FCCLA chapter has grown tremendously. I am amazed at the progress and maturity the members display this year,” said Williams. “This is our second year, our members have developed many creative programs to benefit the LaGrange community. I am so proud of their excitement to give back to the community.”

The club is growing on a steady path, members said, and will continue to spread its involvement throughout the community.

Admissions for the workshop will be $10 per girl. This will cover their goodies, food and tiara. Anyone that is interested may get a sign-up sheet from the schools front office, any FCCLA member or email Natalie Turman at

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