Two FCCLA Stars competitions scheduled this week on campus
February 17, 2014
than 200 middle school and high school students from around the region are
scheduled to compete Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 19-20, in Family, Career and Community
Leaders of America Stars regional conferences at UW-Stout.
Region 2 event will be Wednesday. Region 2 schools include Alma Center,
Augusta, Boyceville, Colfax, Durand, Eleva-Strum, Eau Claire Memorial, Eau
Claire North, Eau Claire Delong Middle School, Menomonie middle and high
school, Thorp and Whitehall.
The Region 1 Southern Half event will be Thursday. Schools include Amery, Bruce,
Cameron, Clayton, Clear Lake, Baldwin-Woodville, Barron, Osceola, Rice Lake,
St. Croix Falls and Unity.
events will be held at the Memorial Student Center and Heritage Hall.
categories include culinary creations, focus on children, recycle and redesign,
professional speaking, life event planning, job interview, applied technology
and many more. Winners will advance to the state competition March 31 to
April 2 in Wisconsin Dells.
students also will attend workshops and hear speakers.
students from the family and consumer sciences education program, led by
program director Diane Klemme, will volunteer with the competitions and
conference, along with area consumer sciences teachers and local professionals.
The event is
co-sponsored by the Stout Community Association for Career and Technical
Career and Technical Education Month. UW-Stout offers bachelor, master's,
education specialist and doctorate degrees in career and technical education.