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Local FCCLA Chapter receives National Award

 

Pictured are Three Forks FCCLA members Halee Wilson, Carey Hansen, and Aislynn Gifford. Courtesy photo

Three Forks FCCLA joined more than 7,000 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) student members, advisers, and guests at the San Diego Convention Center, June 29 to July 3 to participate in the annual National Leadership Conference (NLC). 

The conference provided Three Forks FCCLA members opportunities for listening to inspiring speakers, attending youth workshops, competing on the national level, and networking with other youth leaders. The theme of this year's conference was "Make It Count," which inspired attendees to share how they make it count while exploring career opportunities, developing leadership skills, and growing personally while making a difference in their families and communities.

"We are thrilled to have an attendance of over 7,000 members, advisers, corporate partners, and guests who are committed to discovering the unlimited possibilities available through FCCLA. The relationships and skills developed during this conference have inspired students to make a difference in their own communities and to make every moment count," said Sandy Spavone, Executive Director of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

Halee Wilson competed in Culinary Math Management, received a silver medal and placed in the top ten in the event. Aislynn Gifford competed in Professional Presentation, received a silver medal in this event. Carey Hansen, Montana FCCLA First Vice-President represented Montana and attended State Officer Leadership Training.

Carey also received Runner-Up in the Financial Fitness National Program for the Fifth Grade Finances project she planned and implemented with Three Forks Elementary Fifth Grade classroom teachers; Katy Hansen, Tiffany Lynch and Jenna Fromme. In addition to receiving recognition on the national level Carey also received a check for $500. For our chapter.

Next year FCCLA will host its National Leadership Conference in Denver, July 2 to 6, 2023. To learn more about how you can get involved as a student, sponsor, or supporter, contact Cathe Felz at Three Forks High School or Katy Hansen at Three Forks Elementary School.

About FCCLA

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a dynamic and effective national student organization with over 199,000 members nationwide, that helps students become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education.

FCCLA: The Ultimate Leadership Experience is unique among youth organizations because its programs are planned and run by members, and it's the only career and technical in-school student organization with a central focus on careers that support families. Participation in national FCCLA programs and chapter activities helps members become strong leaders in their families, careers, and communities.

 

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