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FCCLA Members Earn Medals at National Leadership Conference

Eight members of the Howells-Dodge FCCLA Chapter attended the National FCCLA Leadership Conference June 28 – July 2 in Atlanta, GA.  “!nspired” was the theme for this year’s conference.  Representing Nebraska at the National STAR Events in Sports Nutrition Jr. were Audrey Coufal, Cara Dvorak and Janessa Schmidt, who received gold medals. Jessi Brester, Tonya Brester and Erin Prusa competed in Promote and Publicize FCCLA Sr. and earned silver medals. Alyssa Coufal and Taya VanLengen were silver medal winners in the Sports Nutrition STAR Event.


While in Atlanta, the members, along with FCCLA Adviser Marla Prusa, attended the National Leadership Conference, visited Olympic Centennial Park, toured the World of Coke and enjoyed a visit to the Georgia Aquarium.  Also attending the conference was Carter Bracht, who serves on the National FCCLA Board of Directors.  He assisted with election of the 2018-2019 National Officers during the conference. 


The members would like to thank all those who helped support their participation in the 2018 National Leadership Conference.  The donations received from the following  were greatly appreciated:  Cornhusker Public Power, V.O. Enterprises, J & H Milling, Meyer Agri-Services, Franciscan Care Services, Pekny and Associates, Fiala Automotive, The Dodge Criterion, Graybeal’s Foods, Merry Martini Lounge, Svoboda Funeral Home, Stover Chiropractic, Pruss Excavation, Bill’s Food Mart, Behlen Manufacturing, Homestead Bank, Saxon, American Legion Post 155, Howells-Dodge Consolidated Schools, and Farm Bureau Financial Services. The members also thank all who attended their fundraising breakfast.