Helper Junior High School FCCLA members Gwyneth Kardelis, Breanna Nielsen, Harold Johnson, Raychel Briseno, Jaylee Cox, Mason Rogers, Canden Stockdale, Katrina Edwards, Crystal Nef, Patrick McKinney and Shaubre Stockdale, along with their adviser, Susan Heller attended the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Fall Leadership Meeting on September 24th and 25th at the Provo Marriott.
The Helper Junior High Delegation was part of more then 600 students and advisers who attended the Fall Leadership Conference.
During this leadership conference, students were provided the opportunity to participate in officer position workshops for leadership skills as well as workshops to help promote FCCLA within the school. Students listened to two dynamic keynote speakers. Johnny Covey who spoke of the Head to Heart Processes and Porter Elliott who shared his story of overcoming the challenges he faced after an accident left his right arm paralyzed. Porter went on to win many athletic awards.
FCCLA recognize teens can play an essential role in improving their futures. Throughout the year, FCCLA members tackle issues such as career exploration stress management, youth violence prevention, family relationships and much more. FCCLA programs enrich student learning, improve self-esteem, and serve students with a range of ability levels, economic situations and cultural influences.
FCCLA is a unique organization because its programs are planned and run by stundet members. It is the only career and technical in-school student organization with the family as its central focus. Participation in state and national programs helps members become strong leaders in their families, careers and communities.