Jenny Harms, MSTA Central District Associate of the Year!!!!
Seven students from Cole Camp High School attended the
annual Missouri Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State
Leadership Conference, March 19-21, at Tan-Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach. There
were more than 1,600 students (grades 6-12) and there teachers in attendance. Local chapter advisor Donna Smiley also
This year’s student-developed conference theme was “Channel
into Leadership” The conference featured speakers and workshops on topics such
as preparing for college and careers, leadership skills, anti-bullying programs,
and technology’s impact in education, careers, and on the family. In addition
to leadership training, honors and recognition, more than 720 students
participated in 30 competitive events, including early childhood education,
entrepreneurship, culinary arts, fashion design, career investigation, chapter
service learning projects and sports nutrition.
Cole Camp FCCLA had seven members compete in STAR
Events. Caitlin Brandt and Lainy Wiliams
received silver in the Focus on Children event.
Emily Niccum and Brittany Shannon received gold in the Illustrated Talk
event. Tori Harding and Josilyn Harms
received gold in Life Event Planning.
Olivia Miller received gold and advanced to National competition in
Nashville in July in the Illustrated Talk – Junior event.
Family, Career and
Community Leaders of America is a Career and Technical Student Organization
(CTSO) for young men and women enrolled in family and consumer sciences
education courses. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in
their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal,
work, and societal issues. The Missouri association ranks fifth in the nation
in membership with more than 9,800 members. There are more than 320 FCCLA
chapters across the state.
Elementary Students participated in the Conference Math and Spelling Bee in Lincoln
Bluebirds Celebrate their District Championship!!!!
Congratulations to Cole Camp High School English Teacher, Brittany Latham. She has been chosen as the Rural Secondary Teacher of the year by the Missouri Association of Rural Educators (MARE).
Mrs. Weant, our 5th and 6th grade science teacher, is pleased to announce that three of the winners of the State of Missouri's Radon Poster Contest are from our school!! The top three state posters will be sent to the National Radon Program Services as entries to the national contest. Haley Brown won 1st place, Jalen Howerton won 2nd place and 3rd place was awarded to Olivia Watson. Cathy Wood, Health Program Representative said, "considering the number of entries we received this year and the high quality of those entries we should be very proud of this achievement!" This contest is sponsor by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Bureau of Environmental Epidemiology. The purpose is to help raise awareness about the harmful effects of indoor radon gas and to reduce the number of homes with elevated levels of radon by informing people of the danger and encouraging testing. We wish all three participants the best of luck in the national contest!!!
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