FCCLA - Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private school through grade 12. Everyone is part of a family, and FCCLA is the only national Career and Technical Student Organization with the family as its central focus. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education.
To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.
- 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 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 and related occupations
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NTHS-National Technical Honor Society
The purpose of NTHS is:
To recognize and honor excellence in career and technical education
To encourage students to reach for higher levels of achievement, develop self-esteem and pride
To champion a stronger, more positive image for career and technical education in America
To promote critical work-place values-skill development, honesty, responsibility, service, scholarship, citizenship, and leadership
To help member schools and colleges build and maintain effective partnerships with local business and industry
To provide greater career opportunities for the NTHS membership
To promote educational excellence in America
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FBLA-Future Business Leaders of America
FBLA is a nonprofit educational association of students preparing for careers in business-related fields. This club gives you the opportunities, experiences, skills, and confidence to achieve your dreams. It offers thousands of dollars in scholarships and educational programs. FBLA is the world’s largest youth volunteer force for the March of Dimes as well as many other regional and national nonprofit organizations. FBLA's mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.
Mrs. Tammy Alford, QHS
Mrs. Angie Douglass, QHS
FBLA Officers 2011-2012
Vice President-Willam Atterberry
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FFA-Future Farmers of America
Founded in 1928, the Future Farmers of America brought together students, teachers, and agribusiness to solidify support for agricultural education. The National FFA organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. Since 1928, millions of agriculture students - no one knows exactly how many - have donned the official FFA jacket and championed the FFA creed.
Mr. Jason Miller, Forestry I & II Instructor
FFA Officers 2011-2012
Vice President-Dillon Slay
Student Advisor-Jeff Zdenek
HOSA-Health Occupation Students of America
HOSA is a national student organization whose mission is “To enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health occupations students; therefore, helping the students to meet the needs of the health care community.”
Mrs. Brenda McCormick, Health Sciences II Instructor
Mrs. Julie Owen, Health Sciences I Instructor
HOSA Officers 2011-2012
Vice President-Ashley Davis
Representative 1st Year-Scarlett Ivy
Representative 2nd Year-Harikian Smith
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Skills USA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. It helps each student excel. Skills USA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers, high school students, and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. It was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America). SkillsUSA has an applied method of instruction for preparing America's high performance workers in public career and technical programs. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes, and communications skills. It emphasizes total quality at work-high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free-enterprise system and involvement in community service.
Mr. Zachary Edmonson, Automotive Technology I and II Instructor
SkillUSA Officers 2011-2012
Vice President-Shedarion Davis
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