FCCLA takes home awards; two students elected as state officers
Carbon School District's members of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) traveled to Layton on Wednesday, April 17 to attend the State Leadership Conference.
School officials would like to extend a special congratulations to Chandler Gardner and Maddie Barr who were elected to serve Utah FCCLA as state officers.
Carbon Schools also participated in various FCCLA national programs, with the Carbon High chapter placing first in STOP the Violence and Students Taking on Prevention.
At this conference students participated in Star event competitions or Students Taking Action with Recognition. These are personalized events that allow student to improve their leadership skills through those talents and interests that they already present. Carbon Schools will be taking nine students to the national leadership conference in Nashville, Tennessee to compete in these events this summer including: Mia Hawkes: First Place in Recycle and Redesign: gold medal; First place in the state. Shirley Hamblin: Food Innovation; silver medal; first place in the state. Canden Stockdale: Applied Technology; silver medal, third place in the state. Gwen Kardelis: Recycle and Redesign; silver medal, third place in the state. Jaylee Cox: Focus on Children, gold medal; first place in the state. Nikki Kulow, Anna Platero, Chelese Nielsen: Chapter Service Project Display; silver medal; third place in the state.
The FCCLA is a student led organization whose central focus is on the family. This organization holds a strong presence in the Carbon County School District with the junior highs and high schools participating.
FCCLA provides opportunities for students to learn leadership skills and capitalize on the advantages of the skills they have for their future. One of the many opportunities this organization offers are conferences and competitions that teach students important skills for life.
FCCLA is the organization for everyone. Service and leadership skills reach out to every type of person and can greatly benefit the people of our community. Standing as The Ultimate Leadership experience FCCLA will bring about a generation of leaders to Carbon County. Special thanks is given to the school's instructors Susan Heller and Daphnne Stockdale.