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Wenonah Students Attend FCCLA National Leadership Conference



Woodlawn Leaders Wenonah High School’s Academy of Hospitality & Tourism students attended the FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA June 30- July 4.

Wenonah High School was a part of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) largest National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California June 30- July 4. More than 8,700 attendees gathered to expand leadership skills, sharpen talents, explore career pathways, and listen to inspiring speakers.

This year’s conference theme encouraged participants to “Believe in Yourself” through competing in Competitive Events, partaking in Leadership Academy, and learn about potential career and college opportunities at the EXPO.

Students attending were Quintavious Skeen, Diamond Hawkins, Deondra Ptomey, Donnecia Mack, Ebony Wilson, and Amiri Barham.

FCCLA members also competed in STAR ( Students Taking Action with Recognition) Events at NLC. In order to advance to the national level, members first compete at the state level. Students won Gold at the state level and qualified to compete at nationals. Diamond Hawkins competed in Job Interview and received a silver medal in the event. Ebony Wilson and Amiri Barham competed in National Programs in Action and received a bronze medal.

FCCLA is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences Education. 

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