Students from Trenton Middle School participated in the annual Missouri Family, Career, Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Leadership Conference, held virtually this year.
This years’ student- developed conference theme was “Beyond Belief.” The conference featured speakers and workshops on topics such as preparing for college and careers, leadership skills, careers, and on the family. In addition to leadership training, honors and recognition more than 450 students participated in 30 competitive events, including early childhood education, entrepreneurship, culinary arts, fashion design, career investigation, chapter service learning projects and sports nutrition.
The following Trenton Middle School members competed in STAR Event competition.
Chapter Service Project: Titus Kottwitz and Elijah Miller- Silver and will compete at the national level
-Entrepreneurship: Jena Hunter- Bronze
-Food Innovations- 7th Grade: Kambrea Brown, Mylee Baker and Lexie Miler- Silver
8th Grade: Kali Burchett and Reece Weldon- Silver
-Instructional Video Design: Laylah Clause will compete at national level
-Interpersonal Communications: Baylee McCullough and Kennedy Schneiderheinze- Gold and will compete at the national level
-Nutrition and Wellness- Logan Roberts: Silver and will compete at the national level
-Repurpose and Redesign: Arianna Ortega, Kaegan Croy and Ali Cox- Gold
-Sports Nutrition: Justyce Miller and Summer Roberts- Bronze
Those going to the national level will be attending the National Leadership Conference STAR Event virtually. This competition will be held from June 27- July 2, 2021.
Advisors to the Trenton FCCLA chapters are Joy Bettis- TMS; and Kaitlin Ellis- THS.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for young men and women enrolled in family and consumer science education courses. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work and societal issues. The Missouri association ranks fifth in the nation in membership with more than 9,800 members. There are more than 320 FCCLA Chapters across the state.