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Last Updated: 8/8/2022 3:51 PM

Are you an SWHS FCCLA Member? For most up-to-date info/documents join google classroom and text reminds (phone number 81010 with the word @swhsfccla ). 

Dues for the SWHS chapter are $15.00  This pays for national affiliation and membership t-shirt.  Students can pay Mrs. Brandy Houchens with cash or check (made payable to SWHS FCCLA).

Sponsors: Holly Willingham. Brandy Houchens, Samantha Skipper, Brylee Bellen


Who are we?

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private school through grade 12.  Everyone is part of a family, and FCCLA is the only national Career and Technical Student Organization with the family as its central focus: Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education.

Today over 200,000 members in nearly 6,500 chapters are article in a network of associations in 50 states, including the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.  Chapter projects focus on a variety of young concerns, including teen pregnancy, parenting, family relationships, substance abuse, peer pressure, environment, nutrition and fitness, teen violence, and career exploration.  Involvement in FCCLA offers member the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life- planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal communication- necessary in the home and workplace. 


To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education.  Focusing on the multiple roles of family members, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communications, practical knowledge, and career preparation.


1- To provide the opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life
2-To strengthen the function of the family as a unit of society

3- To encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community
4-To encourage individual and group involvement in helping achieve global cooperation and harmony
5- To promote a greater understanding between youth and adults
6- To provide opportunities for making decisions and for assuming responsibilities
7- To prepare for the multiple roles of men and women in today's society
8- To promote Family and Consumer Sciences and related occupations


FCCLA is the only in-school student organization with the family as its central focus!