National FCCLA Results
Hitchcock-Tulare students Payton B. and Craig M. joined more than 8,500 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) student leaders, members and advisers for inspiration, training, and opportunities to make a difference locally and across the country by participating in the 72nd annual National FCCLA Leadership Conference held in sunny San Diego, CA, on July 3-7, 2016. The theme of the conference was “Empower, Me Power;” it was an empowering conference. Payton and Craig competed in their STAR Event (Students Taking Action with Recognition) on July 4th. They received a silver medal for their Chapter Service Project Display, Dig Pink!
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 200,000 members and more than 5,500 chapters from 49 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 its programs are planned and run by members. 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.