FCCLA Chapter Excels at STAR Competition

Eight members of the Elgin FCCLA Chapter competed at the District 8 STAR competition on January 23 at Wayne State College.
Competing from Elgin in the senior division was Stephanie Bode and Sharla Schindler in Health and Wellness, Madison Voborny and Hayley Stamp and Kao Takaya in Family Challenges & Issues and Ivy Prater in Illustrated Talks.
Competing in the Junior division was Austin Miller in Health and Wellness and Dylan Widger in Parlimentary Procedures Test. Receiving gold medals and district runners up in their event were Stephanie, Sharla, Madison and Hayley. Kao also received a gold and Ivy a silver. Austin Miller earned the top silver in his event and qualified for state STAR. Dylan Widger was also a state qualifier in the Parlimentary Procedures test.
Approximately 170 students competed in twenty different STAR events. Accompanying the students from Elgin were FCCLA Adviser Barb Bode and Ashlyn DeWald who served as a judge for several events.