ATLANTA, Ga. — The Mountain View FCCLA Chapter attended the annual FCCLA National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Atlanta, Ga., June 28 – July 2.
more than 7,500 FCCLA student leaders, members and advisers participated in the conference, which was held at the Georgia World Congress Center.
“The conference provided the Mountain View students opportunities to come together for energizing learning while listening to inspiring speakers, expanding leadership skills, sharpening talents, and exploring career pathways,” MVHS advisor Kristen Bird said Tuesday. “The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Inspired by FCCLA,’ which inspired attendees to make the right choices and commit themselves to making a positive impact within their families, schools, FCCLA and communities.”
Competing with over 4,500 STAR Event participants in Atlanta, Brooke Bindl, Caden Sweep and Connor Micheli achieved the Gold Medal in the advocacy event.
Bindl, Sweep and Micheli participated in one of 30 family and consumer sciences related competitive events offered at NLC, Bird said. This included STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) events and the FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl.
Pictured are Caden Sweep, Brooke Bindl and Connor Micheli. The earned the gold medal in the advocacy event at the national convention. COURTESY PHOTO/Kristen Bird