High school students partner with local thrift store for upcycled fashion show

Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 12:47 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 30, 2022 at 12:59 PM CST
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LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) - The Catholic Charities Resale Center and Lubbock High School Fashion Design students will host a Winter/Holiday Fashion Show on Friday, December 2nd at the thrift store located at 1505 34th Street. The first show will begin at 10 a.m. and be repeated at 1 p.m.

The LHS students are part of Family & Consumer Science program led by instructor, Dr. Maria Teresa Leos-Duemer. The students have been participating in project-based learning at the Resale Center this semester, learning about marketing, processing, and retail store presentation. The fashion show is a final semester project, and will also be submitted as an entry to a career and technical program competition.

According to Dr. Leos-Duemer, “This partnership is a win-win situation for all involved. Our students are getting hands-on experience, and at the same time helping a local non-profit organization.”

Proceeds from the Resale Center benefit the programs of Catholic Charities that support families and individuals, including youth and family counseling, emergency assistance, a food pantry, family engagement activities, legal immigration services, and resources for kinship families.

Catholic Charities is a Lubbock Area United Way partner agency that serves Lubbock and 29 surrounding counties. More information about Catholic Charities can be found at www.cclubbock.org.

The Catholic Charities Resale Center and Lubbock High School Fashion Design students will host...
The Catholic Charities Resale Center and Lubbock High School Fashion Design students will host a Winter/Holiday Fashion Show on Friday, December 2.(Catholic Charities of Lubbock)