FCCLA Members Win Honors at District STAR Events.
Members of the Howells-Dodge FCCLA Chapter traveled to High Plains High School in Polk on Wednesday, Feb. 6 for the District 5 STAR Events Contest. Students from Boone Central, St. Edward, High Plains, Twin River, Leigh-Clarkson, East Butler, Humphrey, David City, Schuyler, and Howells-Dodge FCCLA chapters participated in the event.
State Qualifiers from Howells-Dodge were: Advocacy Sr. - Courtney Bayer, Neleigh Jensen, Chloe’ Pieper, 1st Place, Silver; Chapter In Review Display Sr. - Megan Balsley, Desirae Haase, Kaydence Cech, 2nd Place, Silver; Chapter Service Project Display Sr. - Jayda Bazata, Lexie Brester, Logan Fiala, 2nd Place, Silver; Chapter Service Project Portfolio Sr. - Brady Lund, Jacob Tomcak, 2nd Place, Silver; Entrepreneurship Sr. - Alyssa Cappellano, Bridget Praest, Tony Coleman - 1st Place, Gold; Focus on Children Sr. - Callie Jackson, Kelci Hansen, Micah Risch, 1st Place, Gold; Food Innovations Sr. - Jessi Brester, Tonya Brester, Erin Prusa 2nd Place, Gold; Hospitality and Tourism Sr. - Madyson Cech, Alyssa Coufal, 1st Place, Silver; Illustrated Talk Sr. - Harley Williams, Shelby Risch, 1st Place, Gold; Interpersonal Communications Jr. - Kennady Schmidt & Sasha Perrin, 1st Place, Gold; Interpersonal Communications Sr. - Grace Kreikemeier, Taya VanLengen, 2nd Place, Gold; Life Event Planning Sr. - Jill Grovijohn, Cassie Pieper, Riley Pokorny, 1st Place, Gold ;Parliamentary Procedure Sr. - Mitch Yosten, Kade Hegemann, Lane Hegemann, Josh Brester, Luke Rocheford, Kyle Pickhinke, Alex Recker, Darrin Pokorny, 2nd Place, Silver; Promote & Publicize FCCLA Sr. - Hannah Bayer, Grace Dvorak, McKenna Klosen, 2nd Place, Gold; Sports Nutrition Jr. - Brooklyn Macholan, Lilly Praest, Ashlynn Throener, 1st Place, Gold; and Sports Nutrition Sr. - Audrey Coufal, Cara Dvorak, Janessa Schmidt, 1st Place, Silver. These students will represent District 5 at the State STAR Events Contest on April 8 in Lincoln.
Other Medal Winners were: National Programs In Action - Ashley Smith and Lupe Curiel, 3rd Place, Silver; and Environmental Ambassador - Michaela Hegemann, Lexi Tupaz, 3rd Place, Bronze.