Students attend Fall Leadership Rally

Published 7:04 pm Friday, November 13, 2015

PERRY — Youth from the Sumter County Middle School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently participated in a motivational rally held recently at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry. Over 4,700 students and advisers from schools across Georgia participated in the leadership rally session and competed in events. Along with other advisers and members from across the state, Sumter County Middle School’s FCCLA Chapter Adviser, Ms. Cheek, accompanied seven  members to the meeting.
The Georgia National Fair competitions began Oct. 13 with students competing in the Annual Chili Cook-Off for high school and middle school students. The next day, students attended the 2015 FCCLA Fall Leadership Rally in Reaves Arena. The “Together We Are … Going Beyond” theme was used throughout the rally. The motivational rally was followed by the Peanut Recipe Contest sponsored by Georgia Peanut Commission, the Family and Consumer Sciences Knowledge Bowl, Culinary Knowledge Bowl, Middle School Knowledge Bowl and the Culinary Competition.
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