Van-Far FCCLA celebrates chapter accomplishments at banquet

Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 7:34 am

Outstanding Officer Sarah Sutton.

Van-Far’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recognized members and those who have contributed to another successful year for the local chapter.
This year’s Outstanding Officer was senior Sarah Sutton, who also received the $250 Junior Achievement Scholarship.
Danielle Lucas was named the Most Valuable Officer while Outstanding Members weres Brooke James and Lindsay Nitcher.
Van-Far Jr./Sr. High School Principal Cindy Pirch was recognized for being named the FCCLA Administrator of the Year in Missouri.
It was noted that the FCCLA took 15th out of 41 competitors during an event called the “Battle of the Belts.”
Those involved were Kenedy Hays, Mackenzie Baumbach, Sarah Sutton, Abbi Kuda, and Hailey Hopke.
The event began with a devotion called “The Dash” before the banquet meal.
A slide show highlighting the past year for the chapter was shown to the audience after being introducted by Historian Hailey Hopke.
The event concluded with the installation of new officers and a celebration of the past year’s officers.
Van-Far’s 2012-2013 FCCLA officers were Sarah Sutton (President, Region IV Treasurer/Secretary), Kristin Beatty (1st Vice-President), Kenedy Hays (2nd Vice-President), Mackenzie Baumbach (Secretary), Abbegail Robinson (Treasurer), Hailey Hopke (Historian), Abbi Kuda (Reporter), Autumn Sutton (Parliamentarian), Baileigh Lucas (Inspirational Leader), and Danielle Lucas (Point Keeper).
The 2013-2014 FCCLA officers are Kenedy Hays (President), Mackenzie Baumbach (1st Vice-President), Abbegail Robinson (2nd Vice-President, Region IV Treasurer), Abbi Kuda (Secretary), Brooke James (Treasurer), Hailey Hopke (Reporter), Lindsey Nitcher (Historian), Gina Clausen (Parliamentarian), Baileigh Lucas (Inspirational Leader), and Autumn Sutton (Point Keeper).
FCCLA Access Conference – Abbi Kuda, Danielle Lucas, and Sarah Sutton.
State Leadership Confernce – Kristin Beatty, Gina Clausen, Kenedy Hays, Hailey Hopke, Abbi Kuda, Lindsey Nitcher, Abbegail Robinson, and Sarah Sutton
Step One – Katelyn Allen, Haven Atkinson, Austin Brewster, Hayley Carpenter, Nicole Harvey, Brooke James, Danielle Lucas, Amber Moss, Abbegail Robinson, and Breanna Strange
Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety (FACTS) – Mackenzie Baumbach, Kenedy Hays, Hailey Hopke, Abbi Kuda, and Sarah Sutton
Junior Achievement – Katelyn Allen, Cori Ball, Mackenzie Baumbach, Madison Baumbach, Kristin Beatty, Austin Brewster, Hayley Carpenter, Gina Clausen, Teneza Davis, Erica Felmlee, Kambrie Hartsell, Nicole Harvey, Kenedy Hays, Hailey Hopke, Brooke James, Abbi Kuda, Emily Laskowski, Baileigh Lucas, Danielle Lucas, Amber Moss, Lindsey Nitcher, Madison Orr, Abbegail Robinson, Breanna Strange, Autumn Sutton, Sarah Sutton, and Emily Williams
Power of One, A Better You – Haven Atkinson, Kristin Beatty, Hayley Carpenter, Gina Clausen, Kambrie Hartsell, and Nicole Harvey
Power of One, Family Ties – Kristin Beatty, Hayley Carpenter, Kambrie Hartsell, Nicole Harvey, Danielle Lucas, Breanna Strange, and Sarah Sutton
Power of One, Working on Working – Katelyn Allen, Haven Atkinson, Cori Ball, Austin Brewster, Hayley Carpenter, Teneza Davis, Kambrie Hartsell, Nicole Harvey, Brooke James, Danielle Lucas, Amber Moss, Lindsey Nitcher, Madison Orr, Abbegail Robinson, and Breanna Strange
Power of One, Take the Lead – Katelyn Allen, Haven Atkinson, Austin Brewster, Hayley Carpenter, Gina Clausen, Kambrie Hartsell, Nicole Harvey, Brooke James, Abbi Kuda, Danielle Lucas, Abbegail Robinson, and Breanna Strange
Power of One, Speak Out for FCCLA – Katelyn Allen, Austin Brewster, Hayley Carpenter, Nicole Harvey, Kenedy Hays, Brooke James, Danielle Lucas, Amber Moss, and Breanna Strange
All 5 Power of Ones – Mackenzie Baumbach, Kristin Beatty, Kambrie Hartsell, Danielle Lucas, and Sarah Sutton
STAR, Gold – Haven Atkinson, Hayley Carpenter, Nicole Harvey, Danielle Lucas, Amber Moss, Abbegail Robinson, and Breanna Strange
STAR, Silver – Katelyn Allen, Austin Brewster, Brooke James, and Sarah Sutton
Point Club Star – Erica Felmlee and Emily Laskowski
Point Club Superstar – Haven Atkinson and Austin Brewster
Point Club Megastar – Katelyn Allen, Cori Ball, Mackenzie Baumbach, Kristin Beatty, Hayley Carpenter, Gina Clausen, Kambrie Hartsell, Nicole Harvey, Kenedy Hays, Hailey Hopke, Brooke James, Abbi Kuda, Baileigh Lucas, Danielle Lucas, Amber Moss, Lindsey Nitcher, Abbigail Robinson, Breanna Strange, Autumn Sutton, and Sarah Sutton
Alumni members recognized (Note: Next meeting is 6 p.m. May 30) – Cindy Pirch, Keri Bradford, Heather Lucas, Christina Sutton, and Chelsey Wood

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