2009-04-01 / News

FCCLA members attend state leadership meeting in Athens

W-W FCCLA members (l-r) Beunka Stephens, Coty Denard, Norae Early, Antonia Cullars, and Mariah Crew won gold and silver medals at the State Leadership meeting in Athens. W-W FCCLA members (l-r) Beunka Stephens, Coty Denard, Norae Early, Antonia Cullars, and Mariah Crew won gold and silver medals at the State Leadership meeting in Athens. FCCLA members Mariah Crew, Norae Early, Beunka Stephens, Coty Denard, Antonio Cullars, and adviser Sheila Callaway attended the Georgia FCCLA State Leadership Meeting in Athens at the Classic Center March 19-21.

The opening session on Thursday introduced the theme for the meeting, " Excellence Electrified." Members enjoyed listening to the guest speaker, Byron Garrett. Later Thursday evening, members attended a regional meeting where the Washington-Wilkes FCCLA was presented with an increase in membership award and enjoyed an ice cream social.

On Friday morning, members competed in the State STAR Events Competition. On Friday evening, members attended the business session, the Hollywood Gala Reception, and Hollywood Gala.

Saturday morning members attended the STAR Events recognition session where Mariah Crew, Beunka Stephens, and Norae Early were awarded the Silver Medal in the Focus on the Children Event and Coty Denard and Antonio Cullars were awarded the Gold Medal in Life Event Planning. Members enjoyed the opportunity to meet members from other chapters in Georgia and learning about leadership through FCCLA.

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