This post was submitted by Shelby Jennings, State Vice President of Elections. Thanks, Shelby!
Our Lathrop High School FCCLA chapter has been working on trying to get new ideas for the national programs and making sure we accomplish one national FCCLA program a month. We decided that Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety (FACTS) would be a good program to begin working on.
Lathrop FCCLA is a very reliable group that gets the job done, and we wanted to do something new this year and bring excitement to the table. In past years we have done car seat belt safety checks to see who has been “buckled up” and who has not. The students receive Smarties candy if they are buckled up and if they aren’t they receive black licorice. We hope to teach our peers about traffic safety and make sure everyone is aware of the dangers from distracted driving, too.
We are working on finding more fun and enjoyable activities this year for the students that allow the entire student body to participate. We hope your chapter is doing the same. Good luck with your chapter projects!