Over 158 middle and high school chapters in Family and Consumer Sciences attended the Georgia Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Virtual State Leadership Conference earlier this month. The conference was live-streamed from the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington, GA. Students attending were able to discover their leadership potential through general sessions, workshops, and competition events.
Hubert Middle School FCCLA students competed in 5 events with three students placing first and one in second place in the competitions. Sixth grader, Demetrius Washington, competed in the state only competitive event: Toys that Teach. He placed 1st and won a cash prize.
Seventh grader Javontae Vann competed in the Chapter Service Project. He placed 2nd, and will advance to National Competition, in Nashville, TN.
Anthony Albright also, in the 7th grade, participated in the Chapter in Review Competition. He placed 1st and will also advance to National Competition.
Eighth grader Jada Robinson participated in the National Service Project and placed 1st. She will also advance to National Competition in Nashville.
“These students are truly the face of the future. They competed in activities that showcased not only their knowledge, but their leadership skills," said chapter adviser Marissa Johnson. “Congratulations to the students for their hard work and preparation."
For more information on Georgia FCCLA, visit www.gafccla.com.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education. FCCLA has over 150,000 members and over 6,500 chapters from 50 state associations, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The organization has involved more than ten million youth since its founding in 1945.
FCCLA: The Ultimate Leadership Experience is unique among youth organizations because it is the only career and technical in-school student organization with the family as its central focus. Participation in national programs and chapter activities helps members become strong leaders in their families, careers, and communities.