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Newsletter
This will be the last newsletter for the year. The next newsletter will come the beginning of January.
STAR Events Timeline
We have been getting a variety of emails regarding the updated STAR Events timeline. Here is some basic information for you to know.

Registration System Open: January 8
Registration Deadline: January 22
Project Submission: February 1-12
Project Evaluations: February 15-26
Results: March 16
Updates
Here is a recap of changes and reminders of things that are coming up.

Affiliation deadline: the affiliation deadline for STAR Events eligibility and to run for regional/state office is now January 22.

Regional STAR Events: all regional STAR Events competitions have been cancelled. Participants will now advance straight to the state level competition.

State STAR Events: competition will be virtual. Plans are being made to try to hold Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry in person as allowed.

FCCLA Knowledge: chapter may have an unlimited number of participants in this event for this year.

STAR Events Registration: the registration deadline for state level STAR Events will be January 22.

Officer qualification forms: the deadline to submit officer qualification forms will now be January 22.

Regional officer elections: regional officer elections will be held in February. A process for virtual elections is being developed.

State Leadership Conference: it is with a heavy heart that we must announce the decision to move SLC to a virtual format for this year. For the safety of all involved we believe this is the best option. We are currently making lots of plans to make this an amazing virtual conference so be on the look out for more information soon.
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.

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 15

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 15

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 15

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

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 15

Outstanding School Administrator: recognizes exceptional school administrators who encourage chapters and help students take advantage of the opportunities offered. Deadline January 15

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 15

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

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
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PO Box 480, 205 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-522-6543