HHS FCCLA Members Participate In STAR Events

Haywood High School’s FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) Chapters recently participated in the Districts 2 and 3 STAR Events. STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) are competitive events in which members are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills, and career preparation. STAR Events offer individual skill development and application of learning. This year’s competition was held at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson, Tennessee.

Competing in the Creed, Senior competition in Mrs. Denita Jarratt’s Chapter was Mikala Leath who earned 1st place with a gold medal. She will advance to the state competition. Also competing in the Creed competition was Immy Riley from Mrs. Sarah Haynes’ Chapter. Immy received 4th place and a gold medal. Victoria Perry competed in the Creed, Occupational competition for Mrs. Vickie Noles. She earned second place and a gold medal and will be advancing to the state competition. In Nutrition and Wellness, Junior Titus Newble from Mrs. Haynes’ chapter earned first place and a silver medal. He will advance to the state competition, which is being held in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in March.

Several FCCLA members served as room consultants during the competition. Adara Donald, who is the Vice President of Individual Development for Tennessee FCCLA, was the master of ceremony and did an outstanding job. She is a junior at Haywood High School. She and Mikala Leath will be running for a state officer position at the FCCLA State Leadership Conference.  The club sponsors wish them and the other students luck in their endeavors to improve their leadership ability.