Sponsor: Mrs. ColemanFounder: Edna P. Amidon, June 11, 1945 in Chicago, ILFamily, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private school through grade 12. Everyone is part of a family, and FCCLA is the only national Career and Technical Student Organization with the family as its central focus. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education.
HHS FCCLA meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 3:15. Anyone who is interested in learning more about an FACS class may join through a process known as open enrollment. Come to a meeting or see Mrs. Coleman for more information and visit my calendar for specific dates and topics.
Mission statement: To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Science Education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner, and community leader, members develop skills for life through character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.
Official colors: Red and white
Tagline: The Ultimate Leadership Experience
Motto: Toward New Horizons!
Creed: We are the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. We face the future with warm courage and high hopes. For we have the clear consciousness of seeking old and precious values. For we are the builders of homes, homes for America’s future. Homes where living will be the expression of everything that is good and fair. Homes where truth and love and security and faith will be realities, not dreams. We are the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. We face the future with warm courage and high hope.