The Glen Rose High School Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently attended the Region II FCCLA Leadership Conference in Waco on Feb. 27-29, 2020.
All six of the teams advanced to state competition, which is coming up in April.
Twelve GRHS FCCLA chapter members were among 1500 delegates and advisors attending the conference, which was planned and carried out by the Region II FCCLA officers, including GRHS’s own, Caroline Davis.
Davis served as the Region II Vice President of Competitive Events and was responsible for directing students and volunteers to their designated events, while also organizing and assisting supervisors in the FCCLA headquarters.
The meeting featured a series of specialized leadership tracks and general sessions in which members discovered ways to become actively involved in issues facing today’s youth. Students Taking Action with Recognition (STAR) are competitive events in which members participated at the regional meeting. These events allowed members to showcase their life skills in different areas of competition.
GRHS teams that competed in Region II and qualified for state included:
1st Place: Career Investigation, Level 1- Wyatt Lawson1st Place: Entrepreneurship, Level 2 – Kate Reedy1st Place: Sports Nutrition, Level 3 – Laney Whitefield2nd Place: Chapter Service Project Display, Level 3 – Ashlynn Perry and Jordin Voss2nd Place: Chapter Service Project Portfolio, Level 3 – Erin Outen and Trinidy McCoy3rd Place: Interior Design, Level 3 – Peyton Barber and Shelby Simpson
Davis was elected to serve as a Texas FCCLA State Officer for the 2020-2021 school year at the House of Delegates meeting. State officer positions will be announced at the upcoming state conference.
Chapter member Orrin Miller served as a room consultant for the parliamentary procedure event and as the chapter voting delegate for House of Delegates meeting. Juan ‘Daniel’ Garcia competed in the Family and Consumer Science Assessment (FCSA’s) and received bronze in the Step One FCCLA FCSA.
Glen Rose FCCLA won the 4A Service Learning Project competition for collecting and donating the most items for the Advocacy Center for crime victims and children.
Glen Rose FCCLA is gearing up for a very special state FCCLA leadership conference to be held in Dallas, April 2-4,2020 as they celebrate the organization’s 75th anniversary for a chance to advance to the national competition to be held in Washington, D.C. this July.
For questions about the local FCCLA chapter or how you can support students, please contact local advisors, Jill Lawson, at lawsji@grisd.net or (254) 898-3907, Tayler Sullivan, at sullta@grisd.net (254) 898-3844 or check out: www.texasfccla.org or www.fcclainc.org .