BCHS Students Compete in Regional FCCLA STAR Events Competition
Members of the Butler County High School Family, Community, and Career Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently competed in the Region 4 STAR Events competition. 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 through the following activities:
Cooperative - teams work to accomplish specific goals.
Individualized - members work alone to accomplish specific goals.
Competitive - individual or team performance measured by an established set of criteria.
The 45 students representing Butler County competeted in various events ranging from entrepreneurship to focus on children to parliamentary procedure. Individuals or teams that finished in first place in any event advances to the state competition in March. All 45 Butler County students placed in the event they competed in and 27 students placed in 10 different events.
Mrs. Kimberlea Embry, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher and FCCLA sponsor, said, "I am so proud of our students! They really did an amazing job! Students planned and implemented projects that impacted our school and community. Many students have been working on these events since school began."
Member Caitlyn Ford, president of the senior parliamentary procedure team, says, "We are excited to go to state and show them what Butler County is made of. We put a lot of hard work and determination into this and just cannot wait to see what happens!"
Congratulations to the FCCLA members who competed in regional STAR Events as well as the 27 students who will go on to State FCCLA competition in March. Listed below are the FCCLA students who placed in the Region 4 STAR Events Competition.
2012 FCCLA STAR Events Region 4 Competition
Chapter Service Project Manual, Senior—2nd Place
Chapter Showcase Display, Senior—1st Place
Early Childhood, Occupational—1st Place
Entrepreneurship, Junior—2nd Place
Environmental Ambassador, Junior—1st Place
Focus on Children, Junior—1st Place
Focus on Children, Senior—2nd Place
Illustrated Talk, Junior—2nd Place
Illustrated Talk, Senior—1st Place
Interpersonal Communication, Senior—1st Place
Nutrition & Wellness, Senior—1st Place
Parliamentary Procedure, Junior—2nd Place
Parliamentary Procedure, Senior—1st Place
Hallie Jo Waddle
Promote & Publicize FCCLA, Senior—1st Place
Teach & Train, Senior—1st Place