April 4-6 brought State FCCLA in Boise 11 members from the Melba chapter. Members attended leadership workshops, listened to motivational speakers and competed with other FCCLA members from across the state. 9 of the 11 Melba attendees earned the opportunity to compete on the national level this summer in Atlanta Georgia. Competitors included Faith Svedin in Entrepreneur; Samara Martin and Michelle Riley in Chapter Service Display; Nayeli Samaguey in Teach and Train; Taryn Packer, Mady Alder, Emily Franks, Kaylee Andrus, Samara Martin, Brianna Wood, Nayeli Samaguey and Kaelea Smith in Parliamentary Procedure. Taryn Packer was also elected as a State Officer. Adviser Heidi Stirm was recognized for earning the Idaho Spirit of Advising Award.
2017-2018 has been a good year for Melba FCCLA! It will be fun to end the year in Atlanta Georgia with so many of its members.