CTE STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA (FBLA)
The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is the Career and Technical Ed. student organization for all individuals enrolled in business courses. The activities are specially related to the development of personal employability and leadership skills. Through participation in the organization, business students learn to engage in individual and group business enterprises, to hold office and direct the affairs of a group, to work with representatives of other student organizations, and to compete honorably with their colleagues.
Advisor: Ms. Elizabeth Pase; Co-Advisor - Angela Smith
DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION CLUBS OF AMERICA (DECA)
The co-curricular Marketing student organization, DECA: An Association of Marketing Students, is designed to support and strengthen the marketing curriculum and instructional program and reinforce academic concepts related to marketing. Through participation in local, state, and national activities, DECA members develop a better understanding of the business world, increase awareness of their civic obligation, and develop social poise and leadership skills.
FAMILY, CAREER, AND COMMUNITY LEADERS OF AMERICA (FCCLA)
The Virginia FCCLA Association is a state affiliate of the national organization of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Inc. FCCLA is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education. Nationally, there are nearly 220,000 members in 53 states associations, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
SkillsUSA (VICA) are integral parts of the instruction in all Trade and Industrial Education programs. These activities provide opportunities for students to develop occupational skills and knowledge and encourage them to become better citizens. This part of the instructional program stresses personal leadership development and motivates students to excel in their chosen occupation. Activities of local chapters encourage all members to participate in competitive events, to provide services to the local community, to hold offices on the local, regional or state level, and to work with representatives of other student organizations. Advisor: Mr. Billy Davis