Grayson Co. HS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members earn state, national accolades

An all-new virtual format was no obstacle to Grayson County High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members who took to the stage for a powerful showing at the recent FCCLA Virtual National Leadership Conference.

Members have also achieved at the region and state levels this year, as adaptability to very different circumstances became key to accomplishing their goals.

Award winners and 2020-2021 officers across the board include:

  • Region 5 Officers: Shayla Parks, VP of Community Service; Abby Smith, VP of Competitive Events
  • Kentucky State Officer: Gracyn Cook, Vice President of Individual Programs
  • Kentucky State Winners: Shayla Parks, Public Policy Advocate, First Place; Austin Hack, Chapter in Review Portfolio, Third Place; and Isaac Dowell, Food Innovations, Third Place
  • National Winners: Shayla Parks, Public Policy Advocate – Gold
  • National Power of One Winners (participants set and accomplish short term goals within five life units including personal growth, career, relationships, leadership and FCCLA advocacy.) – Peyton Russell, Mary Kerr, Abigail Smith, Airrieonna Perrin, Josie Decker, Issac Dowell, CJ Terven, Brittany Hamby, Austin Hack, Audrey Overstreet, and Andrea Smith
  • State Degree (similar to Power of One, an immersive goal setting and attainment project over one to two years with documentation and proof of completion) — Gracyn Cook

FCCLA sponsor Cody Mooneyhan was also recognized with the Educated Adviser Award, one of only two recipients nationwide.

By Grayson County Schools