Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national nonprofit Career and Technical Student Organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private schools through grade 12. FCCLA provides The Ultimate Leadership Experience to more than 220,000 student members and 7,000 teacher advisers from 50 state associations including Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands.
FCCLA is unique among youth organizations because its educational programming and leadership activities are planned and executed by its members-the students! It the only career and technical co-curricular student organization with the family as its central focus. Participation in state and national programs, chapter activities and competitive events provide students an opportunity to become strong leaders in family, career and community life.
Congratulations to Kristen Schilt who earned her Power of One, Jordan Shull and Kacie Karlstadt who earned a gold medal with their Focus on Children project "Read More, Know More", Michelle Young, Jenifer Switzer, and Bridgett Moore who earned a bronze medal with their Chapter Service Project Portfolio project "Warm Welcoming" and Kelsi Manz and Tiffany Spangler who earned a gold medal and qualified for nationals with their National Programs in Action project, "Bookin' it to Ethiopia". Kelsi and Tiffany will be traveling the FCCLA National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas this summer to compete.