OHP/Graham FCCLA Chapter Excels at State Leadership Conference


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Hi-Point/Graham High School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter returned triumphant from the FCCLA State Leadership Conference held in Columbus, Ohio on April 25-26.

From the OHP/Graham FCCLA Chapter, 14 students qualified for the FCCLA National Leadership Conference, which will be held in Seattle, Washington in July. The qualifiers are as follows:

1st Place Winners:

  • Chapter Service Project Portfolio – Payton Hunt
  • Nutrition and Wellness – Malia Quesenberry
  • Public Policy Advocate – Hailee Cruz

2nd Place Winners:

  • Chapter Service Project Display – Elena Portis, Faith Medley
  • Public Policy Advocate – Savannah Artis, Serenity Teets, and Hailey Langford
  • Public Policy Advocate – Alizabeth Lear, Grant Hamilton
  • Promote and Publicize – Alyssa McKinley

3rd Place Winners:

  • Chapter in Review Portfolio – Maci Sadler and Kenzzie Patrick
  • Chapter in Review Portfolio – Courtney Woodward
  • Interpersonal Communication – Bailey Britton and Ashley Sallee

“We’re extremely proud of our FCCLA students,” said Ohio Hi-Point Assistant Superintendent Brad Richardson. “They worked hard to get to this level and to see so many students advance to nationals is great to see.”

The OHP/Graham FCCLA chapter also celebrated Malachi Teets on his election as the FCCLA State President. Teets already served as a state officer this school year and will continue to grow his leadership skills as the Ohio FCCLA President next year.

“Ohio Hi-Point and Graham High School are well represented at the regional, state, and national level,” said Richardson. “We look forward to watching Malachi serve as president next school year.

Donna Jarzab is the OHP/Graham FCCLA Advisor and teaches the OHP Family & Consumer Science program at Graham High School.

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