FCCLA NEWS 2016-2017
FCCLA REGION 5 STAR EVENT
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
FCCLA LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
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.