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Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

Holyoke FCCLA chapter traveled to NJC in Sterling for their District FCCLA Conference Wednesday, Oct. 19. Area high schools represented at the conference included Akron, Brush, Fort Morgan, Haxtun, Merino, Sterling, Wray and Yuma.

Parliamentary procedure was conducted at the opening session, demonstrating how typical FCCLA meetings are held. A leadership activity was held for students to be introduced to each other and get acquainted.

Not long after, the multi-media show was held in the E.S. French Theatre. The multi-media presentation, “Take the Lead,” was a Colorado premiere that included an astonishing portrayal of amazing people with amazing stories.

The show expressed leadership, responsibility, inspiration and most of all, perseverance. HHS freshmen helped set up for the three-screen multi-media presentation earlier that morning.

Afterward, students took part in a workshop on the FCCLA planning process, which is the format followed for all competitive state projects.

To end the day, team building activities were held outside. Students learned how important communication is in achieving­—with or without a team.

Holyoke FCCLA members who attended the recent district conference in Sterling are pictured from left, front row, Brenda Hernandez, A.J. Brandt, Payin Becerra, Ben Martinez (chapter reporter), Jacob Vasa, Luke Stewart, Jordan Zeiler (chapter president), Alex McCallum and Ramon Favela; and back row, Molly Brandt (chapter treasurer), Natali Rodriguez, Jeremy Loutensock, Ana Olivas, Whitni Redman (district president and chapter vice president), Matt Golden, Erin Vieselmeyer (chapter secretary), Trevor Dalton (chapter historian), Logan Tharp, Megan Vieselmeyer, Tito Fierro, Matt Wittman and advisor Karen Pieper.

Holyoke Enterprise November 10, 2011