ICMS FCCLA 2024 Awards

Indian Creek Middle School Students Shine in FCCLA STAR Events, Earn Spots at State Competition
Posted on 03/06/2024
Three FCCLA Students Three students from Indian Creek Middle School (ICMS) took center stage at the recent FCCLA STAR event held on Saturday, February 10, in Augusta. These students have not only earned acclaim but have also secured spots to compete in the upcoming State FCCLA Competition. Charnese Phillips, FCCLA Advisor for ICMS and representative of the Newton County School System, emphasizes the rigorous criteria for State competition qualification, requiring participants to attain gold or high silver recognition in their respective events.

Angel Llanes and Elijah Parker, both members of ICMS's wrestling team, showcased their skills in the Sports Nutrition Event (Level 1), earning high silver. The duo utilized Family and Consumer Sciences skills to develop individualized nutritional plans for competitive student athletes.

Hiromi Pollard took the spotlight in the Repurpose and Redesign Event (Level 1), earning a well-deserved gold. Her project, titled "Bedside Buddies," involved repurposing recycled socks and other materials to create dolls, which she plans to donate to local foster care children.

"We are incredibly proud of the achievements of Angel Llanes, Elijah Parker, and Hiromi Pollard from Indian Creek Middle School at the recent FCCLA STAR event,” said Dr. Tim Schmitt, NCSS Director of CTAE and Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) and Workforce Innovation. Their dedication and success in earning high silver and gold recognitions not only reflect their individual talents but also underscore the excellence within the Newton County School System. The commitment to achieving gold or high silver recognition in these events demonstrates the strength of our CTAE programs. These students exemplify the innovative and purposeful projects that CTAE fosters. Congratulations to all participants and their advisor, Charnese Phillips, for showcasing the caliber of talent nurtured within our school system."