Van-Far FCCLA holds annual banquet

Posted on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 12:57 pm

DSC_0338Van-Far’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter held their annual banquet last week to recognize students for their many accomplishments during the 2013-2014 school year.
Before a dinner was served by Van-Far’s FFA and catered by Opaa, Baileigh Lucas showed a devotion she put together called “The Road to Happiness” by Mac Anderson and B.J. Gallagher.
She referenced the video saying “you must be the happiness you want to see in the world.”
Lindsey Nitcher introduced and showed a slide show she put together of FCCLA’s past year.
Several top awards were given at the banquet.
The Most Outstanding Members named were Aaryn Phillips, 480 points for grades 10-12, along with Emily Laskowski, 565 points for grades 7-9.
Abbi Kuda was the recipient of the Most Valuable Officer award after she accumulated 985 points.
This year’s Most Outstanding Officer award was given to Kenedy Hays.
Van-Far FCCLA Alumni and Associate members recognized were LoraLee Adam, Keri Bradford, Teresa Caldwell, Pam Kuda, Heather Lucas, Sherry Phillips, Cindy Pirch, Kay Reading, Christina Sutton, and Lisa Williams.

The remaining award winners were:
Step One
Hayley Carpenter, Tina Florea, Nicole Harvey, Courtney Jennings, Abbi Kuda, Emily Laskowski, Baileigh Lucas, Bryan Mink, Lindsey Nitcher, Madison Orr, Aaryn Phillips, Autumn Sutton, Emily Williams, and Kaylein Wilson
Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety
Lindsey Nitcher, Kenedy Hays, Hailey Hopke, Brooke James, Abbi Kuda, and Abbegail Robinson
Junior Achievement
Madison Baumbach, Haley Carpenter, Gina Clausen, Tina Florea, Nicole Harvey, Kenedy Hays, Hailey Hopke, Brooke James, Courtney Jennings, Jayle Jennings, Abbi Kuda, Mackenzie Kurz, Emily Laskowski, Baileigh Lucas, Bryan Mink, Claire Motley, Lindsey Nitcher, Madison Orr, Aaryn Phillips, Abbegail Robinson, Lauren Shaw, Shaylinn Summers, Autumn Sutton, Emily Williams, and Kaylein Wilson
Junior Achievement Scholarship-Kenedy Hays
Fall Leadership Conference
Gina Clausen, Kenedy Hays, Brooke James, Abbi Kuda, Baileigh Lucas, Lindsey Nitcher, Abbegail Robinson, and Autumn Sutton
State Leadership Conference
Gina Clausen, Tina Florea, Nicole Harvey, Brooke James, Courtney Jennings, Abbi Kuda, Mackenzie Kurz, Emily Laskowski, Baileigh Lucas, Bryan Mink, Lindsey Nitcher, Aaryn Phillips, Abbegain Robinson, Autumn Sutton, and Emily Williams
Power of One, “A Better You”
Hayley Carpenter, Nicole Harvey, Abbi Kuda, Emily Laskowski, Madison Orr, Aaryn Phillips, Emily Williams, and Kaylein Wilson
Power of One, “Family Ties”
Hayley Carpenter, Nicole Harvey, Brooke James, Abbi Kuda, Emily Laskowski, Aaryn Phillips, Abbegail Robinson, and Emily Williams
Power of One,
“Working on Working”
Madison Baumbach, Hayley Carpenter, Tina Florea, Nicole Harvey, Courtney Jennings, Abbi Kuda, Emily Laskowski, Baileigh Lucas, Bryan Mink, Lindsey Nitcher, Madison Orr, Aaryn Phillips, Autumn Sutton, Emily Williams, and Kaylein Wilson
Power of One,
“Take the Lead”
Hayley Carpenter, Nicole Harvey, Courtney Jennings, Abbi Kuda, Emily Laskowski, Baileigh Lucas, Bryan Mink, Lindsey Nitcher, Madison Orr, Aaryn Phillips, Autumn Sutton, Emily Williams, and Kaylein Wilson
Power of One,
“Speak out for FCCLA”
Hayley Carpenter, Tina Florea, Nicole Harvey, Courtney Jennings, Abbi Kuda, Emily Laskowski, Bryan Mink, Lindsey Nitcher, Madison Orr, Aaryn Phillips, Emily Williams, and Kaylein Wilson
All Five Power of One
Projects
Nicole Harvey, Brooke James, Emily Laskowski, Aaryn Phillips, Abbegail Robinson, and Emily Williams
STAR Events
Hayley Carpenter, Nicole Harvey, Tina Florea, Courtney Jennings, Brooke James, Abbegail Robinson, Abbi Kuda, Baileigh Lucas, Autumn Sutton, Emily Laskowski, Bryan Mink, Lindsey Nitcher, Madison Orr, Kaylein Wilson, Aaryn Phillips, Emily Williams
Recycling
Tina Florea, Courtney Jennings, Abbi Kuda, Emily Laskowski, Baileigh Lucas, Aaryn Phillips, Autumn Sutton, and Emily Williams
Trash Pick Up
Gina Clausen, Kenedy Hays, Hailey Hopke, Brooke James, Lindsey Nitcher, and Abbegail Robinson
Blessings in a Bag
Hayley Carpenter, Nicole Harvey, Bryan Mink, Lindsey Nitcher, Madison Orr, and Kaylein Wilson
Point Club, Super Star
(300-399 points)
Hayley Carpenter, Tina Florea, Bryan Mink, Madison Orr, and Kaylein Wilson
Point Club, Mega Star
(400 or more points)
Gina Clausen, Nicole Harvey, Kenedy Hays, Hailey Hopke, Brooke James, Courtney Jennings, Abbi Kuda, Emily Laskowski, Baileigh Lucas, Lindsey Nitcher, Aaryn Phillips, Abbegail Robinson, Autumn Sutton, and Emily Williams
New Officers
Abbegail Robinson (President, State Vice-President); Brooke James (1st Vice-President, Region IV Treasurer); Abbi Kuda (2nd Vice-President, Region IV Parliamentarian); Autumn Sutton (Secretary); Lindsey Nitcher (Treasurer); Gina Clausen (Reporter); Baileigh Lucas (Historian); Mackenzie Kurz (Recreational Leader); Emily Laskowski (Point Keeper)

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