ENGLEWOOD — On Monday, Sept. 21, the Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter had its first official meeting to kick off the school year.
The students from MVCTC’s Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education, and Hospitality Services programs all met in the school’s Student Activity Center for the installation of the new chapter officers, and listened to a presentation from Honor Flight of Dayton.
The meeting began with the installation of the new chapter officers. The newly installed officers include:
• President; Michael Davis, an Early Childhood Student from Vandalia Butler
• Vice-President; Taemar Awalom, a Culinary Arts Student from Northmont
• Secretary and Treasurer; Stephanie Miller, an Early Childhood Student from Carlisle
• Historian; Angel Woods, a Culinary Arts Student from Northmont
• Early Childhood Class Representative, Elizabeth “Beth” Trittschuh, from Arcanum
• Culinary Arts Class Representative, Hannah Crary, from Tri-County North
• Hospitality Services Class Representative; David Benton, from Dixie
The meeting continued with a presentation from Honor Flight of Dayton by Larry Blackmore and Kelley Cox. The FCCLA chapter will be doing a chapter-wide service project for the Honor Flight Dayton organization. Honor Flight of Dayton sends veterans of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam War, as well as terminally-ill veterans of any war conflict to Washington D.C. for a day to visit memorials.
FCCLA 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.