Congratulations to all of Colorado FCCLA STAR Event participants from the following chapters who attended the FCCLA National Leadership Conference, July 1 – 7, in Nashville, Tennessee: Briggsdale, Bollman Tech, Centauri, Cheraw, Cherry Creek, Douglas County, Eaton, Evergreen Middle, Fort Collins, Frederick, Fruita Monument, Highlands Ranch, Holmes Middle, Holyoke, Legacy, Mead, Meeker, Merino, Platte Valley, Ponderosa, Rocky Mountain, Roosevelt, Roy J Wasson, Sanford, Standley Lake, Trinidad, Windsor, and Wray. These chapters brought home 44 gold, 23 silver, and 2 bronze medals making Colorado proud.

 

National conference highlights included:

  • Victoria Connor represented Colorado as the National 1st Vice President
  • Sasha Hartsuiker of Cherry Creek High School received the Spirit of Advising Award
  • Dawn Mallette received the 2017 Distinguished Service Award
  • Colorado FCCLA received a Membership Increase Award
  • Frederick High School’s Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation team was recognized for receiving perfect scores and 1st place overall and received a total of $18,000 in scholarships for each team member
  • Highland Ranch High School’s Interior Design participant was recognized for receiving perfect scores and 1st place overall and received a total of $3,000 in scholarships
  • Next-to perfect scores of 99 was earned by the Chapter in Review Display team from Merino High School; the Focus on Children team from Mead High School; the Illustrated Talk participant from Wray High School; and the Leadership participant from Eaton High School
  • Kayelani Kirschbaum, State Officer Alumni, served as the Competitive Events Intern for National FCCLA