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Geneva High School

 

Name of Vocational Student Organization: Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).

 

Mission: To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Science Education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner, and community leader, members develop skills for life through…

 

·       Character development

·       Creative and critical thinking

·       Interpersonal communication

·       Practical knowledge

·       Vocational preparation

 

FCCLA Purposes:

 1.   To provide opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life.

2.     To strengthen the function of the family as a basic unit of society

3.     To encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community.

4.     To encourage individual and group involvement in helping achieve global cooperation and harmony.

5.     To promote greater understanding between youth and adults.

6.     To provide opportunities for making decisions and for assuming responsibilities.

7.     To prepare for the multiple roles of men and women in today’s society.

8.     To promote family and consumer sciences, and related occupations.

 

 

Competitive Events: Competitive events are called STAR Events. This stands for Students Taking Action for Recognition. FCCLA members are encouraged to participate in a STAR event. These event will be judged at the Alabama State FCCLA convention in the spring. If the member wins the event then they will compete at the National level this summer in Nashville.

 

Building Skills for Life: The organization encourages personal growth, leadership development, family and community involvement and preparation for the multiple adult roles of wage earner, community leader and family member. Chapter projects focus on a variety of contemporary youth concerns, including teen pregnancy, parenting, family relationships, substance abuse, peer pressure, environment, nutrition and fitness, intergenerational communication and career exploration. Involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life—planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision-making and interpersonal communication—necessary in the home and workplace.

 

What do we do?

 ·      Must participate in all Red Ribbon Week school Activities’ (October 24-28)

·       Help with various in school activities that involve preparing, serving, and cleaning

·       Breakfast with Santa

·       Set-up and serve at the Lions Club Pancake Supper

·       Serve at the fall and spring sports banquet

·       Prepare and serve food at the Academic banquet

·       Attend state FCCLA convention in the spring

·       Participate in fundraisers throughout the year

·       Opportunity to attend JLDC in October

·       Other activities will be added throughout the year

 

 

 

                                        

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