Group photo of FCCLA

David City FCCLA has been very busy this past week at the Nebraska State Leadership Conference. Over the course of three days, members listened to keynote speakers, attended breakout sessions, and competed in their STAR event competitions. Keynote speaker, EJ Carrion, spoke about the importance of jumping out of your comfort zone. Breakout session topics ranged from “Be Exponential” to “Nebraska Programs for Newbies” and “The Power of Values”. Members were also encouraged to visit the Opportunity Fair and visit with various colleges from South Dakota to Kansas. Small businesses like Jilly Socks and other boutiques were there to represent entrepreneurship. The results of the STAR competition included the following; Career Investigation Level 1 - State Runner-up - Silver - Jacob Lange, Chapter in Review Level 3 - State Runner-up - Gold - Ava Neujahr and Kaydense Hansen, Chapter in Review Portfolio Level 3 - State Champion - Gold - Braxten Small, Event Management Level 2 - Bronze - Kaitlyn Palik and Chloe Zegers, Fashion Design Level 3 - Gold - Valori Olson, Interior Design Level 3 - State Runner-up - Gold - Autumn Lindsley and Drew Whitney, Professional Presentation Level 2 - Silver - Hannah Scribner, Promote and Publicize Level 1 - State Champion - Gold - Ellie Bales, Recycle and Redesign Level 3 - Gold - Kennen Robinson, and Sports Nutrition Level 1 - State Runner-up - Silver - Abby Lindsley. Members who received Champion and Runner-up have qualified for the National Leadership Conference in San Diego June 28 - July 3.