Enterprise FCCLA project wins national award

<p>The Enterprise FCCLA delegation at the state convention includes, left to right: back row, Stephanie Simpson, Katie Curtis, Hannah Schaafsma, Marta Stangel, Stephanie George, Hannah Graf, Stefany Christman, Carsen Sajonia, Andrea Butterfield; middle row, Katelynn Sidoti, Dawn Mist Movich-Field, John Green, Parker Spear, Nikki Maasdam, Mackenzie Gray; front, Nickolai Christoffersen.</p>

The Enterprise FCCLA chapter found out that its Adopt-A-Crosswalk program was a national award winner during the recent state FCCLA Conference in Portland.

The chapter received the state’s FACTS (Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety) award for the project, and then learned it also won the national FACTS award.

The chapter will receive a plaque and a check for $1,000 at the national FCCLA conference in Nashville, Tenn., July 7-11, for the project, which was instigated by members Hannah Schaafsma and Katie Curtis.

The EHS chapter also received five state Star Chapter awards during the conference. Katie Curtis was elected state vice president of communication and will be serving in that state office during the 2013-14 school year.

All 16 EHS delegates taking part in state competition with their projects received the top gold medals in their categories and qualified to compete in the national gathering.

Delegates and their categories are:

Chapter Showcase – Marta Stangel, Stephanie George, Stefany Christman

Chapter Service Display – Stephanie Simpson, Carsen Sajonia, Parker Spear

Chapter Service Manual, Sr. – Katelyn Curtis and Hannah Schaafsma. Chapter Service Manual, Jr. – Nikki Maasdam

National Programs in Action, Jr. – Katelynn Sidoti, Mackenzie Gray, Dawn Mist Movich-Fields; National Programs in Action, Sr. – Hannah Graf

Illustrated Talk, Jr. – Andrea Butterfield. Career Investigation – John Green. Job Interview – Nikolai Christoffersen

In addition to Enterprise FCCLA members and advisor Debbie Hadden, chapter moms Nora Stangel, Keli Christman and Anna Butterfield attended the April 18-20 state conference.

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