Over 200 students from the the Central West Area of Minnesota attended the Family, Career, & Community Leaders of America Fall Conference at the University of Minnesota Morris campus. WDC FCCLAer Emma Mehl sang the national anthem to open the conference. The Opening Session was presided over by the FCCLA Central West Area Leadership Team. The leadership team includes Frannie Bakken as the area secretary and Caitlin Savage and Elliot Doyle as members of the MN FCCLA Peer Education Team.
Students from Wadena-Deer Creek FCCLA Chapter learned skills and knowledge to become a better community member, wage earner and leaders by attending the Minnesota Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Conference in Bloomington March 23-25. More than 1,100 middle and high school students attended from throughout the state. This year's theme was "Dare to Explore FCCLA." Chapters from schools across the state competed in STAR Events, participated in youth trainings, and took part in general sessions led by student officers.