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INSIDE: Top 5 Things to Look Forward to at NLC

Top 5 Things to Look Forward to at NLC  By Josh Sorbe, National President General Sessions – Using our theme “Empower”, the general sessions will inspire YOU to inspire others (including the over 8,000 other people attending!). Powerful keynote speakers, engaging and energizing workshops, and presentations on many aspects of FCCLA guarantee a dynamic program […]

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INSIDE: 10 Tips to Stretch Your Dime at NLC!

10 Tips to Stretch Your Dime at NLC! By Rohit Iyer, VP of Finance We’ve all felt it before: that moment of elation as you realize that after months of hard work, you can finally walk across the stage at the state conference, receive your medal, and accept your spot as an NLC qualifier! And then comes […]

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INSIDE: Member Highlight

Member Highlight By Makayla Hendricks, VP of Public Relations This month, the NEC would like to highlight Clay Troutman from Louisiana! Clay has served as the Louisiana Vice-President of Public Relations and as the Louisiana President. He won a silver medal for Focus on Children at the National Leadership Conference and helped start and run an […]

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Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence in Education

Mrs. Rita Tucker of Paducah ISD was celebrated on Saturday, May 28th with a retirement reception. The large crowd included co-workers, family, community friends and former students. Mrs. Tucker started her education career in Paducah, TX in 1976 as the Home Economics teacher. Through her forty years in education, she has positively impacted the lives […]

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INSIDE: A Look Inside the Lives of the National Executive Council

A Look Inside the Lives of the National Executive Council By 2015-2016 National Executive Council Being a national officer isn’t just about standing on stage and looking great in our blazers. As national officers, we live very busy and exciting lives! Take a peek “Inside the Red Jacket” and into each of our lives outside of […]

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INSIDE: Membership Recruitment for the Next School Year

Membership Recruitment for the Next School Year By Nathon Taylor, VP of Membership As the year winds down, it can be hard to think of new and refreshing ideas for what you can do next year, but fear not because there are plenty of membership recruitment ideas that you may have never heard of yet! As a […]

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INSIDE: Getting Your Events Ready for NLC

Getting Your Events Ready for NLC By Stephanie Zhang, VP of Competitive Events We all know the feeling: the butterflies in your stomach, last-minute speech memorization, the “What if?” questions about whether or not your project will go smoothly in front of the judges, and the relief that washes over you after competing. As FCCLA members, […]

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INSIDE: 4 Thoughts You’ve Had While Wearing the Red Blazer

4 Thoughts You’ve Had While Wearing the Red Blazer By Monica Jones, VP of Development Wearing the red blazer for FCCLA is not only an exciting journey with unexpected twists and turns but it is also a time that is filled with honor, humility, and education. Although each FCCLA member has a different experience throughout the […]

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INSIDE: How to Get the Most Out of your FCCLA Experience

How to Get the Most Out of your FCCLA Experience By Josh Sorbe, National President FCCLA members and advisers often ask “What do you have to do in FCCLA to become a great leader?” or “What projects or activities help you become a national officer?” The answer is simple:  be involved. Being involved in FCCLA […]

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INSIDE: Behind the Scenes of Headquarters

Behind the Scenes of Headquarters By Makayla Hendricks, National Vice-President of Public Relations Have you ever wondered what’s behind the doors of 1910 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia? Yes, it’s full of offices, computers, and conference rooms, but there’s a lot more to it. Let’s take a look inside the rich history this building provides. Construction […]

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