FCCLA District STAR Results
Five FCCLA Members traveled to Wayne State College, Wednesday, January 20, for the District 8 FCCLA STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Competition. They returned with one individual qualifying for State STAR Competition in April. In order to advance to the state competition, members must receive the highest score in their event.
Advancing to state competition was Caiti Ziegenbein as she received Top Gold in the Job Interview event. As part of her project, she was required to create a job portfolio and go through a mock interview. Becca Wills also competed in this event and received a silver medal. The State FCCLA STAR Competition will be held in Lincoln, April 3-5, in conjunction with the FCCLA State Conference.
Jadin Doerr competed in Career Investigation and received a silver medal. This event required her to create a portfolio and prepare a 10-minute presentation concerning her work on self-assessments, career research, college investigation, and job shadowing/interview. Autumn Ickler competed in the Illustrated Talk event and received a silver medal. She gave a 10-minute presentation with visuals concerning a Family and Consumer Sciences related topic. Jessica Stark received a bronze medal in the Parliamentary Procedure Written Test.
STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) recognize members 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 cooperative, individualized, and competitive activities. Competitive events promote the FCCLA Mission to focus on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner, and community leader. Each event and activity is designed to help members develop specific lifetime skills in character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation. Competitive events provide additional opportunities to showcase college and career-ready knowledge, skills and abilities; promote the FCCLA chapter as an integral part of the of the Family and Consumer Sciences education program; and to connect with peers and the community.