Terry’s FCCLA performs well at state

FCCLA members pictured above are: (l to r back row) Katelynn Mendenhall, Lindsay Stickel, Deanna Loomis, Katie Ferguson, Layna Grue, Caty Morrison, Lexie Schlosser, Anna Fredrickson; (front row) Zak Gierke, Trevin Schroeber, Lane Stickel and Quinten Jackson.

  Terry FCCLA high school students were among the over 740 students, advisors and chaperones attending the “Tuned in for Leadership” the 66th annual Montana Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Leadership Conference held March 24 to 26 in Billings. 

The State Leadership Conference is a chance for Montana FCCLA members to meet new friends, learn and expand leadership skills, explore careers and compete in competitive events.  The conference theme “Tune in for Leadership” allowed students a chance to ‘fine tune’ themselves to become better leaders for their families, careers and communities. 
Members competed in individual and team competitive events including Culinary Arts, Job Interview, Fashion Construction, Life Event Planning, Focus on Children. The top winners will compete at the National Leadership Conference July 7-11 in Nashville, Tennessee.  
Members from the Terry Chapter qualified for the National Leadership Conference in the Food Innovation STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Event. Lane Stickel, Zak Gierke and Trevin Schroeber will be attending from the Terry Chapter. These boys created a quick breakfast for a busy family as based on the scenario from National FCCLA.  They created a “Breakfast Bruncher” cookie with 4 of the 5 food groups in it. Overall, Montana FCCLA will be sending about 65 members to compete in Nashville this summer.
Other Terry results include: Food Innovations Senior Division  Layna Grue  — Gold; Chapter Service Project/Manual — Anna Fredrickson, Caty Morrison, Lexie Schlosser — Gold; Storytelling — Deanna Loomis — Silver, Katelynn Mendenhall — Gold; Focus on Children — Quinten Jackson — Silver; Recycle and Redesign — Katie Ferguson — Bronze. FCCLA State President is Lindsay Stickel
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), is a national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues. 

Published April 10, 2013

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