The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Students Taking Action for Recognition (STAR) Event promotes personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Science education.
The student plans the complete conversion of a garage to usable living space including complete interior design, and exterior landscaping.
Two students describe the business they have created, “Cool Cat Cupcakes.”
A FACS student chooses a retro-look pattern for her fashion design but adds her own modern twists and detail work to create a completely unique look.
A student uses old discarded blue jeans from fellow students in “Trash to Fash,” creating soft denim pillows and purses she donated to her local women's shelter.
An FCCLA student comes completely prepared to a job interview, ready to tell prospective employers his qualifications and motivation to meet challenges and excel.
Teacher Kristy Wheeler, from Bob Jones High School in Madison, Alabama talks about the importance of these events. She herself participated when she attended high school and is now in her 14th year of teaching Family and Consumer Science.
Teacher, Felicia Williams, from Horseshoe Bend High School in New Site, Alabama explains how the STAR program provides unique opportunities for students.
Teacher, Joni Ojard, from Spanish Fort High School talks about her students' projects and judging the STAR event.