Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) brought more than 8,000 of its student leaders, members and advisers to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. July 6-9 to participate in its National Leadership Conference.
Attending from Fairbury High School were Rosalyn Bray, Sophomore, and Kay Onnen, FCCLA adviser and Family and Consumer Science educator.
In addition to the many learning and networking experiences offered at the conference, more than 30 Family and Consumer Sciences related events, also known as STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition). Events were offered, providing competitions in such areas as Culinary Arts, Knowledge Bowl, Career Investigation, and Fashion Construction for more than 4,000 event participants. Rosalyn competed in the National Programs in Action, Student Body event and received a Gold Medal for her STAR presentation on Juvenile Diabetes.