Making a Difference in Communities Across Missouri
The Importance of FCS Teachers
A good chuckle and reminder that what we do is important and yes, someone will do this....
Please look at the award information at the bottom of this email for some deadline extensions
DEADLINES TOMORROW
A reminder about important deadlines tomorrow, January 22
  • Affiliation deadline for STAR Events and regional officer eligibility
  • STAR Events registration deadline
  • Regional officer application deadline
  • Legislative Shadowing application deadline
State Leadership Conference
Registration is open! Registrations are $35/person. Students participating in STAR Events are required to register for the conference.

We are also excited to announce the ability to pay by credit card through PayPal this year! Please note there is a 3% fee added for this option. You are still able to mail a check for the registration as well.
STAR Events
We are getting questions about registering. Here is what you need to know:
  • STAR events registration and State Conference registration are in the same platform
  • You must register an adviser
  • You can find the link to the registration system on the state conference page under the registration and conference information section. (the link below will take you to that page)

Registration is open! Registrations are $20/student. Students participating in STAR Events are required to register for the virtual conference as well.
Awards/Scholarships
We know this hasn't been a normal year, but we still want to recognize those important people who make your chapters successful. A reminder about the various awards we have available and application deadlines.

Deadlines EXTENDED:

Master Adviser: recognizes advisers who have been successful in advising a minimum of 3 years and have promoted the organization, operated an integrated chapter with a balance program of work, and kept up to date on things happening within the organization. Deadline January 29

Adviser Mentor: recognizes advisers who have received the Master Adviser award as well as devoting 2 years to new adviser assistance, conducting workshops, and taken on roles and responsibilities within the organization. Deadline January 29

Excellence in Advising: recognizes advisers who go above and beyond for their FCCLA members. This award is not based on years of advising so all advisers are eligible. Deadline January 29

Distinguished Service: recognizes those whose primary responsibilities are directly related to FCCLA that have given outstanding contributions and continuing service to the state and/or national organizations. Deadline January 29

Outstanding School Administrator: recognizes exceptional school administrators who encourage chapters and help students take advantage of the opportunities offered. Deadline January 29

Honorary Membership: recognizes those whose primary responsibilities are not directly related to the organization but have made outstanding contributions and provide continuing service to the state and local organization. Deadline January 29

Deadlines in February/March:

Family and Consumer Sciences Career Cluster Scholarship: seniors who are planning to major in a degree program in a family and consumer sciences career cluster area are eligible for this scholarship. Deadline February 1

Outstanding FCCLA Leadership Scholarship: seniors who demonstrate outstanding leadership and participation in FCCLA programs and activities are eligible for this scholarship. Deadline February 1

National Program Awards: chapters may apply for state recognition using the national program award application in the affiliation system. Deadline February 1.

Years of Service: we recognize advisers for years of service in 5 year increments. Please take the time to complete the simple form to be recognized for this milestone. Deadline March 1

Retiring Advisers: we hate to see you go, but thank you for your service. If you will be retiring at the end of the year please make sure to complete this simple form. Deadline March 1

Power of One: students who complete all 5 units of Power of One are eligible to apply for state and national recognition. Deadline March 1

Show-Me 5!: recognizes chapters who recruit 5 or more members than the previous year. This is calculated automatically based on official affiliation information in the system by March 1.

Star Chapters: recognizes chapters whose membership represents a significant percentage of the entire family and consumer sciences education program enrollment. Deadline March 1
Amazon Smile
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PO Box 480, 205 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-522-6543