Independence Middle School Family Consumer Science Teacher Heather Fontana has been elected to the Pennsylvania Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Board of Directors.
As a member of the FCCLA State Board, she will represent middle school educators and students across the state.
Mrs. Fontana has been teaching at Independence Middle School for seven years and has been sponsoring the IMS FCCLA Club for the past six years. Her students have gone on to win numerous state and national awards at FCCLA competitions. In 2019, IMS received the FCCLA Chapter Award for having the largest percentage increase in membership at the Middle School level throughout the state.