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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 & Consumer Sciences Education. FCCLA has more than 220,000 members and nearly 7,000 chapters from 50 state associations.  The organization is involved in more than ten million youth since its founding in 1945.

FCCLA:  The Ultimate Leadership Experience is unique among young organizations because its programs are planned and run by members.  It is the only career and technical in-school student organization with family as its central focus. Participation in national programs and chapter activities helps members become strong leaders in their families, careers, and communities.




JoDee Hoiness



Sophie Hannum

Maggie Hannum

Sydney Lockley

Kayla Holman

Ellie Haverland

Morgan Lawrence

Caroline Pohln

Ava Scholl

Rosemary Greany

Emmy Olson

Liberty Sprain

Rosa Myers






Congratulations to the FCCLA State Participants on an outstanding performance at State. The following participants competed on Tuesday at the Kalahari:

Maggie and Sophie Hannum-Sports Nutrition – Gold – National Qualifier

Ava Scholl and Rosemary Greeny – Focus on Children – Gold- 3rd in State

Liberty Sprain, Rosa Myers, Emmy Olson – Food Innovations – High Silver

Morgan Lawrence- Culinary Creations/Cupcake decorating- Silver

Sydney Lockley, Kayla Holman, Ellie Haverland- High Silver- National Qualifier

Nationals will be in Atlanta, GA June 28-July 2.  Good luck at Nationals!



CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THE FCCLA REGION PARTICIPANTS on a job well done.  Friday, February 9th the following FCCLA members participated in the Region 5 STAR Event competition at Western Technical College: Rosemary Greany and Ava Scholl in Focus on Children received silver and advance to State. Kayla Holman, Ellie Haverland, Sydney Lockley in Life Event Planning received gold and advance to State. Caroline Pohnl in  Illustrated Talk received bronze. Morgan Lawrence in Culinary Creation-cupcake decorating, received silver and advances to State. Emmy Olson, Liberty Sprain, Rosa Meyers in Food Innovations received gold and advance to State. Sophie Hannum and Maggie Hannum in Sports Nutrition received gold and advance to State. Good Luck to all the State qualifiers.  They compete on April 10th at the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells.



The FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Region 5 STAR Event competition was held at Western Technical College Friday, January 20th. Eight members from Lincoln Middle School competed. Ava Krause, Blair Greenwold and Lucy Kujak received a Gold for their Advocacy project about childhood obesity, Quinn Jorgensen received a silver for her illustrated talk about shaken baby syndrome, Kayla Holmen, Ellie Haverland and Sydney Lockley received a Gold for their Life Event Planning project that entailed detailed cost comparison of a trip to an cabin up north over New Years, and Ella Lysne received a silver for her food innovation project. Her food innovation was a sweet potatoes KrumKake with a peanut butter whipped cream filling. All will advance to State in April 3-5 at the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells! Congratulations and good luck at State.

Pictured back row l to r: Blair Greenwold, Quinn Jorgensen, Ella Lysne, Kayla Holmen; front row l to r: Lucy Kujak, Ava Krause, Sydney Lockley and Ellie Haverland


Two of Lincoln’s FCCLA members, Quinn Jorgensen, Blair Greenwold along with their FCCLA Adviser Jo Dee Hoiness attended the FCCLA Wisconsin Leadership Academy Fall Conference at UW-Stout on October, 18th.  The Keynote speaker, Craig Hillier, engaged FCCLA members in activities, discussions and stories to inspire them to make a difference in their schools and organizations as well as their own lives.  Members also attended breakout sessions about the FCCLA Planning Process, overcoming adversity, building FCCLA membership and professionalism and leadership.

STAR EVENTS:  Students Taking Action for Recognition

We will look at the Junior Level STAR Event options at a meeting in the near future. Many include topics related to:

*Food production, cupcake decorating, food innovations, etc.

*Sports and nutrition



*Speaking on a topic

*Advocating for a cause




There will be an FCCLA student organization informational meeting on September 21 after school in Room 107 for interested students.  All students in 7th or 8th grade are eligible to join.  See Mrs. Hoiness if you can’t attend.