The FCCLA Student Body national peer education program helps young people learn to eat right, be fit, and make healthy choices. Its goals are to: help young people make informed, responsible decisions about their health, provide youth opportunities to teach others, and develop healthy lifestyles, as well as communication and leadership skills.
The teen years are an ideal time to establish healthy attitudes and habits to last a lifetime. Unfortunately, many of our youth are not physically fit, have poor eating habits, and are often bothered by a lack of self-esteem. Student Body gives teens the facts and incentives they need to build a healthy body, both today and in the future.
FCCLA’s Student Body national peer education program helps young people make informed, responsible decisions about their health, provides youth opportunities to teach others, and develops healthy lifestyles along with communication and leadership skills.
- The Healthy You - Empowering teens to make wise food and lifestyle choices
- The Fit You - Empowering teens to take charge of their health and their level of fitness
- The Real You - Empowering teens to maintain positive mental health
- The Resilient You - Empowering teens to live in ways that build emotional health
Click Here to purchase your copy of the Student Body National Program Guide (flash drive).
FCCLA offers national recognition to chapters that complete Student Body projects. This honor includes cash awards and special recognition at the National Leadership Conference, online, and in Teen Times magazine. Chapters apply online for recognition for their hard work and innovative projects with the National Student Body Program Award Application.
- High School Award - $1,000
- Middle School Award - $1,000
- Runner-Up Award - $500
Deadline: Applications must be submitted online to FCCLA national headquarters by March 1. The online award system will automatically close March 1, 5:00 p.m. EST.
To apply for the Student Body Program Award please follow the steps below:
- Log on to the FCCLA affiliation system by going here: https://affiliation.registermychapter.com/fccla#
- Once logged in, select the "Program Awards" tab
- Select the Student Body Award section
- Select "Apply Now" for either Middle or High School
- Please be sure to select the correct application
- Fill out all of the required fields* as specified on the application then hit "Submit"
- Please note: Once you submit your application you cannot make any changes. Double check all of your answers before submitting.
- If you are not finished with the application yet, hit "Save" and you can come back and finish your application at another time
- If you no longer wish to complete the application, hit "Delete"
- You are required to upload 3 photos to a photo sharing website and provide us with the link to the photos on the application. Instructions on how to do so can be found here.
- You will have the option to provide up to 10 supporting files, such as promotional pieces (e.g. flyers, print ads, PSAs, 90 seconds of video, etc.) and public relations materials (newspaper articles, TV interview video, etc.) that help tell the story of your project to Dropbox and provide the link to the files on the application. Instructions on how to use Dropbox can be found here.
- Be sure to read the Program Awards Application Terms & Conditions before starting your application.
*This application will automatically stop you once you have reached the word limit for that answer and the application also has a spell check feature. You cannot copy and paste into the application.
Congratulations 2017 Student Body Award Winners!!High School Winner
Puyallup High School, Washington
Project Title: "The Big 3: What It Really Means to be Healthy" Middle School Winner
Louisa County Middle School, Virginia
Project Title: "A Healthy and Responsible You! Runner-Up Winner
Brookings Senior High School, South Dakota
Project Title: "Highway to Health"
Student Body National Program Guide (Flash Drive):
The Student Body Flash Drive holds information on the Student Body Program, activities, games, handouts, lesson plans, links, and tools. It is a great addition to any FACS classroom and FCCLA chapter. To purchase, visit the FCCLA e-store and click on "Chapter Supplies and Publications" then "Books and Flashdrives."
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- FCCLA Student Body Info Sheet
- FCCLA @ the Table
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