FCCLA benefits the community

Help your Fellow man with FCCLA


Ethan Dowding

"I love getting to work with the kids, there great." said Ms. Jenkins She said that they get to travel to Boise,Montgomery, Seattle Washington, and more.

Ethan Dowding
a FCCLA student of mrs jenkins

If you want to get a headstart in life FCCLA is here for you. FCCLA stands for, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. This is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private schools through grade 12. some of the things that they help with are.

  • To provide opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life.
  • To strengthen the function of the family as a basic unit of society.
  • To encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community.
  • To encourage individual and group involvement in helping to achieve global cooperation and harmony.
  • To promote greater understanding between youth and adults.
  • To provide opportunities for making decisions and for assuming responsibilities.
  • To prepare for the multiple roles of men and women in today’s society.
  • To promote Family and Consumer Sciences education and related occupations.

these are just some of the skills FCCLA can help you with. This is a great opportunity for anyone that is growing up, and that’s us because we all will have to grow up.

In the state of Idaho, every school is supposed to have an FCCLA club, Ms. Jenkins said. Jenkins is in charge of the club because she likes working with kids.  Ms. Jenkins’s said, “We have fun; we do student-lead fundraisers.

FCCLA does community services and has a coat drive during the winter. They have competitions three times a year and the kids learn speech and leadership skills and we set examples for other districts. “We also go to the nursing home and do volunteer work there.”

Tenley Howard said, “It’s only my first year here but I really like it we do competitions and it has helped build my and my friends’ confidence, it’s a good place to build friends and have a good time helping others.”