~ Press release issued by Page County High School’s Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter
RESTON, Va. — As schools have shifted to virtual learning, so has Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s (FCCLA) competitive events. For the first time since the organization was founded in 1945, FCCLA’s Skill Demonstration events took place completely virtually.
Destiny Campbell, Mason Hilliard and Emma Sellers from Page County High School were among the 386 students nationwide to compete in FCCLA’s Skill Demonstration Events.
Skill Demonstration Events provides opportunities for FCCLA members to demonstrate college- and career-readiness skills in Family and Consumer Sciences and related occupations. All Skill Demonstration Events are individual events. FCCLA offers 20 Skill Demonstration Events which all affiliated members have the opportunity to take part in.
Destiny Campbell, a senior, placed first in the FCCLA Knowledge Challenge. Destiny is also serving as State Vice President of Development for Virginia FCCLA. She is the daughter of Jason Campbell of Stanley and Kristin Turner of Shenandoah.
Mason Hilliard, a junior, placed third in the Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation Challenge. He is the son of Chad and Amy Hilliard of Luray.
Emma Sellers, also a junior, placed first in the Nutrition Challenge. She is the daughter of Ronnie Sellers of Shenandoah and April Hicks of Stanley.
Participating in Skill Demonstration Events equips students with the tools, knowledge, and opportunities needed to thrive in the 21st century workforce. Members utilize the skills learned and experiences gained through FCCLA to improve families, careers, and communities across America.
Members who scored in the top three placements of each Skill Demonstration Event are being recognized for their accomplishment during FCCLA’s Virtual Leadership Experience, December 8, 2020 through February 12, 2021.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education. FCCLA has more than 182,000 members and 5,253 chapters from 48 state associations, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
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