Chapter, members & advisors
win multiple honors at state conference
Five Statesboro High School students are headed to national competition in Nashville this summer after winning top honors in their respective competitions at the Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Conference March 16-18, at the Classic Center in Athens. Along with these top honors, nine additional members, the Chapter and their faculty advisor also received awards.
Quashanda Huff, Christina Rountree, Daisy Dyches, Keylee Phillips and Angela Smith will represent Georgia FCCLA in July as they compete in life event planning, teaching & training, interior design, and chapter website. At the state conference, Huff won the Gold Award for her Life Event Planning project. Rountree and Dyches won Silver for FCCLA Chapter Website. Phillips won Silver for her Teach & Train project, and Smith won Silver in Interior Design.
Other Chapter members receiving awards included the following: Alexis Johnson, Silver Award in Career Investigations; Hannah Kidd, Silver Award in Early Childhood Education; Victoria Collins and Mary Deloach, Silver Award in Advocacy; Krystin Brostek and Matthew Gilleland Bronze Award in Culinary Arts; Christina Rountree and Bhumi Patel, Statesman Awards; and Angela Smith, First Place in the Interior Design Proficiency Test.
Statesboro’s FCCLA Chapter was recognized for the largest chapter membership increase in Region Nine growing from 18 to 62 members, thanks to the leadership of the Chapter’s faculty advisors, Bethany Gilliam and Cindy Hart. The pair accompanied 14 members of the Chapter to the state conference. Gilliam was also recognized for her selection as a GA FCCLA Master Advisor. She is a family and consumer sciences teacher, and Hart teaches culinary arts.
The Statesboro High FCCLA Chapter, is a co-curricular student organization for the school’s Culinary Arts and Family & Consumer Sciences Career Pathways within the school system’s Career Technical and Agriculture Education program. Nationwide FCCLA helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education. FCCLA has over 160,000 members and over 4,500 chapters in 50 states.