COLUMBIA -- Students from Thayer High School attended the 2004 Missouri Family, Career and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Conference March 28-30 at the Holiday Inn Select Executive Center in Columbia.
FCCLA advisors attending with the students were Shelly Underwood and Teresa Poulette. They said the conference centered on the student developed theme "Come Aboard the FCCLA LeaderSHIP." Conference sessions focused on helping members strengthen and expand their abilities as public speakers, project planners, chapter organizers and responsible citizens.Local members participated in the Missouri FCCLA Hand in Hand, We Can community service project benefiting the American Cancer Society. Celebrating community service and fund-raising for the American Cancer Society were the focuses of the Hand in Hand, We Can carnival.
Approximately $10,000 was raised for the American Cancer Society in Missouri.