Northeast Vernon County FCCLA proudly represented their school and community at the highly anticipated FCCLA National Leadership Conference (NLC) held at the Colorado Convention Center from July 2-6. This annual event brought together more than 7,900 passionate Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) student members, advisers, and guests.

The conference provided Northeast Vernon County FCCLA members with a wealth of incredible opportunities, including attending inspiring speaker sessions, engaging in youth workshops, competing on a national level, and networking with fellow youth leaders. Centered around the theme “incREDible,” this conference highlighted how FCCLA offers incredible prospects to its members and advisers through Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) education. By exploring career opportunities and instilling real-world skills, advocacy, and service, FCCLA empowers its members to make an incREDible impact that will guide them throughout their lives.

During the conference, Maleah Hogan 2023 Missouri Vice President of National Programs was able to network with other state officers from across the nation.  Maleah and Charity Middleton 2022 FCCLA Missouri State President showcased their exceptional talent and dedication by participating in various events. Their remarkable achievements are a testament to their hard work, determination, and the guidance of their advisers.

Looking ahead, FCCLA will be hosting its next National Leadership Conference in Seattle, WA from June 29 to July 3, 2024. For those interested in getting involved as a student, sponsor or supporter, please contact Laurie Bybee at Northeast Vernon Count

Pictured from left: Maleah Hogan and Charity Middleton