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District 5 FCCLA Officers Meet

Makenzie Polacek is the 2012-2013 Historian

The District 5 FCCLA Officers met at ESU 7 in Columbus on August 6 1:00 p.m.  The meeting was called to order by District President Kelley Robinson of High Plains.  Other officers attending were Vice President Megan Schrant of Humphrey, Secretary Shayla Shanle of St. Edward Sr., Historian Makenzie Polacek of Howells, Vice President of Peer Ed. Tyra Reardon of St. Edward Jr., Vice President of STAR - Darienne Pokorny of Newman Grove, Vice President of Public Relations Taylor Zitek of East Butler, Vice President of Outreach - Allyson Melcher of Twin River, Vice President of Installation - Roxanne Reiners of Boone Central and Parliamentarian Nixtel Ortiz of Schuyler along with their chapter advisers.  Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved and the financial report was given.   

Discussion followed on the District Leadership Conference to be held on October 16 in Columbus at CCC.  The conference theme was selected.  The district will sponsor a poster contest with three categories---theme, national programs and promoting FCCLA.  The District Creed Speaking Contest will have a Jr. High division for grades 7-9 where the FCCLA creed will be recited.  In the Senior division from grades 10-12 and interpretation of the creed will be included.  Three members may compete per chapter.  Speaker ideas were discussed and session ideas were given.  For the conference outreach project, chapters will bring packaged food to donate to the food pantry in Columbus.  Each chapter will bring a $10 item for the bucket auction.  Each District Officer will bring a poster that represents their chapter.

District STAR Events and new events were discussed.  The District Officers designed the T-shirts for District Leadership Conference and made plan for conference mixers and activities.