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Selling FCCLA  By Shelby Lake, VP of Development Finding a partner or sponsor for an event or project can be truly challenging at times. Use some of these tips to help unlock Unlimited Possibilities with a business in your community! Know the Business When looking for a partner for an event or project, you should look for a business […]

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INSIDE: FCCLA Speaks UP – Issues Facing Today’s Teens

FCCLA Speaks UP – Issues Facing Today’s Teens By Shyamala Subramanian, VP of Competitive Events Too much to do but not enough time? Here are some ways to handle your stress! When the school year rolls around, most of us aren’t adjusted to hopping out of bed at the sound of our 6:00 AM alarms. For […]

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Featured Blog: Speak UP to STOP Bullying

Speak Up to STOP Bullying By Josh Bowar, Featured Writer In many parts of the country, October means changing leaves, colder weather, football, and pumpkin spice lattes. But did you know that October is also National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month? According to, bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or […]

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INSIDE: Chapter Showcase

Chapter Showcase By Kayla Gullickson, VP of Community Service FCCLA chapters have already started to do projects that impact their community and their school members! The Brookings senior and freshman chapter have completed two big projects, both focusing on different national programs: FACTS and Student Body. On Saturday, September 17th, the Run with the Cats 5K fundraiser event was held […]

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INSIDE: Being a Good Role Model

Being a Good Role Model By Victoria Connor, National First Vice-President We can all think of at least one person who has impacted our life for the better. Whether that person is a coach, a teacher, a classmate, or even a parent, one person influenced you, inspired you, and led you on a path to becoming a […]

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Inside: What Makes You a Leader?

What Makes You a Leader? By Rylie Seaver, National President What makes you a leader? In our organization, that is the million-dollar question. I want you to picture what a perfect leader looks like. Do you have that picture? The person that you pictured may be leader, but he or she is not a perfect leader. […]

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INSIDE: #FCCLAShowsUP – Using Social Media in an Impactful Way

#FCCLAShowsUP – Using Social Media in an Impactful Way By Lauren Cole, VP of Public Relations Hello, FCCLA members! Now that the new school year is in full swing, ask yourself, “What impact am I going to make on those around me?” Whether it is staying after school to help tutor your friend in math or coming […]

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Inside: Membership for the 2016-2017 School Year

Membership for the 2016-2017 School Year By Uriel Martinez, VP of Membership It is that time of year to recruit members, install your newly elected chapter officers, and plan the year ahead. As we launch into this year with Unlimited Possibilities, plan to give each member the opportunity to experience all the possibilities that FCCLA has […]

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Featured Blog: FCCLA PSA – Speak Up and Spread the Word

FCCLA PSA – Speak Up and Spread the Word By Josh Bowar, Featured Writer What’s an easy way to spread the word about career pathways? How can you let others know about FCCLA? Check out the new FCCLA public service announcement (PSA)! FCCLA filmed a PSA in order to show the benefits of career and technical […]

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INSIDE: Perseverance

Perseverance By Allyson Monson Let’s talk about something that everyone seems to believe is taboo….FAILURE. We’ve all experienced it, but for some reason we all try and hide it. Why? Well it seems to me there is a piece missing in our character and the way we value ourselves. Our society focuses too much time on one straight path to success […]

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