Salisbury High School Students Attend Region 3 FCCLA Fall Meeting

Students from Salisbury Junior and Senior High School  FCCLA attended the 201 Missouri Region 3 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Fall Leadership Conference, October 10, at the First Baptist Church in Macon, MO. More than 400 FCCLA members, advisers, and chaperones attended the meeting.

The following Salisbury FCCLA members attended the conference: High School Chapter- Haley Alberson, Andrew Furlong, Cheri Lockard, Kyla Smith, Ashley Howser, Alyssa Smedley, Morgan Saunders, Katie See, Karen See, Nigel Dameron, Lizzy Bales, and Crystal Bales. Junior High CHapter- Cale Kothe, Asa Garr, Addie Emmerich, Maddoz Stapleton, Savahana Wells, Brady Graskewicz, Micah Guilford, Isabell Rice, Carissa Knight, Zaciah Atkinson, Lily Rowe, and Taylor Nolke. Local chapter adviser/advisers Lindsay Ostermann also attended.

Nathan Cupp, regional president, welcomed members and challenged members use the tools FCCLA gives members to enjoy “Wild Adventures with FCCLA” (regional theme). Vice President BeccaLynn Hayden introduced the Region 3 Service Project, raising money for the Central Missouri Food Back. Both the Salisbury High School and Junior High School chapters donated $100 each that was raised by selling Panther Bracelets at a home football game. Each chapter president or other representative to the stage to announce the number of members attending, number of guests attending and presenting the chapter’s banner. The speaker for the day was Ryan Young. His message was of his hope for this generation being the change that this country needs. He spoke on making good choices and being a caring person, giving to others, and being a good neighbor.

There was a multimedia presentation to highlight the Region’s activities for the past year. MacKenzie White, State FCCLA President, gave an update on state and National activities. 

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is unique among youth organizations because its programs are planned and run by members. It is the only Career and Technical Student Organization with the family as its central focus. Participation in FCCLA programs and activities helps members become strong leaders in their families, careers, and communities. For more information, visit the MIssouri FCCLA website at www.mofccla.org or the National FCCLA website at www.fcclainc.org.