Plainview JFK's DECA club has raised more than $1,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of a beloved former student.
DECA's fashion show, entitled "Fashion Fights Back" was held in honor of Spencer Reis, a Plainview JFK student who died from leukemia in April of 2012.
Students modeled trendy clothes from Men’s Warehouse, Aeropostale, Max and Gino’s, Ruby and Jenna, Simply for You, Front Cover and Estelle’s. Party Harty donated DJ services for the show while Village Cards and Gifts donated balloons.
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DECA members Brenna Ferney, Samantha Matos and Taylor Sim began planning the show at the end of the last school year. The event was overseen by DECA advisors Mrs. Lindsay DeLucca and Ms. Jennifer Santorello.