Over 1,200 students, advisers and guests journeyed the “Through the Cosmos” at the 2019 FCCLA State Leadership Conference at Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel April 18-19. SLC was full of many new and exciting opportunities for members to enjoy. Attendees defied their gravity in youth sessions, connected their constellations through competitive events, and created a cosmos of friendships. This conference celebrated the space adventure that Colorado FCCLA had this year.
Colorado FCCLA would like to thank Michelle Dennis, Cynthia Hoeppner, Kayelani Kirschbaum, Julia Corne, Amanda Goodman, Jacob Little, Dr. Dawn Mallette, CATFACS, Jen Girvin, Johnson & Wales University, UNIQLO, all the event consultants and judges, state officer team advisers, and everyone who contributed to making our conference a success!
We would like to congratulate the following members for being elected as the 2019-2020 State Executive Council.
President – Autumn Henson, Wray High School
1st Vice President – Cesar Bustillos, Platte Valley High School
2nd Vice President – Weston Buhr, Cheraw High School
Secretary – Madison Barnhill, Merino High School
VP of Events – Ofelia Moreno, Jefferson Senior High School
VP of Finance – Azucena Carranza, Platte Valley High School
VP of Membership – Embrey Saville, Durango High School
VP of Peer Education – Daniel Flores-Garcia, Overland High School
VP of Programs – Juan Gonzalez, Northglenn High School
VP of Public Relations & Publications – Aimee Sanchez, Pomona High School
VP of Recognition – Matt Kopala, Northglenn High School
National Officer Candidate – Lionel Bustillos Platte Valley High School
Congratulations to the chapters that have National STAR Event qualifiers and will represent us at the National Leadership Conference in Atlanta this summer: Berthoud, Briggsdale, Career Education Center, Centauri, Chaparral, Cheraw, Cherry Creek, Columbine, Coronado, Elizabeth, Fairview, Fort Collins, Fossil Ridge, Fruita Monument, Golden, Haxtun, Holmes, Holyoke, Legacy, Littleton Ames, Loveland, Mead, Meeker, Merino, Miami-Yoder, Northglenn, Northridge, Odyssey ECCO, Overland, Platte Valley, Pomona, Ponderosa, Pueblo East, Ralston Valley, Roosevelt, Sanford, Smoky Hill, Springfield, Sterling, Vista Ridge, and Wray
State Award Winners
The 2018-2019 State Executive Council would like to recognize all of the following individuals who received state awards.
Eaton Middle School and Roosevelt High School won the Go for the Red Membership Award for having the largest percent member increase.
Holmes Middle School and Cherry Creek High School for winning the Go for the Red Membership for having the largest numerical member increase.
Outstanding Legislative Support Award: Representative Ed Perlmutter
Outstanding Member Award: Chloe Sewell, Loveland High School
Leadership Scholarship: Alyssa Mackey, Cheraw High School
Promise Award: Kyra Loutensock, Holyoke High School
Spirit Stick of Service: Wray High School
District of Excellence Award: Northeastern Plains District
Outstanding New Adviser Award: Mitch McFall, Roosevelt High School
Outstanding Adviser Award: Melanie Darter, Elizabeth High School
Outstanding District Consultant: Mary Sue Carroll, Arkansas Valley
Master Adviser Award: Denise Sciacca, Holly Kelley, Jeanine Pope, and Jordan Sveen
Spirit of Advising Award: Kelly Gauck, Homles Middle School
Honorary Membership Award: Susan Ortner
Outstanding Administrative Support: Dr. Christopher Page, Highlands Ranch High School & Brad Joens, Platte Valley High School
Emily Peak Alumni Achievement Award: Leilani Mullins
Friends of FCCLA Award: Joe Miller, Briggsdale
Competitive Events Volunteer Award: Kim Latoski
Ultimate Image Award: Westminster High School
Colorado National Program Awards
Career Connection National Program Award: Fort Collins High School
Community Service National Program Award: Holyoke High School
FACTS National Program Award: North Arvada Middle School
Student National Program Award: Mead High School
Colorado FCCLA thanks all advisers for your hard work making the 2019 State Conference a success!