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FLORIDA ASSOCIATION The Rose Petal OF FCCLA. IN THIS SEASON’S ISSUE: National Leadership V O L U M E 1 , I S S U E 1 F A L L 2 0 0 9 Conference: Beyond the Nationals in Nashville! Label. Gear Up for Another Great Year with FCCLA! What an adventure! Nationals in District, and State levels (Including you are planting a miracle for a child. State Theme Nashville was truly one to VP of Junior Relations, President- Your Chapter may also have the and Targets! remember. Held at the beautiful elect, and as of last year President), option of donating acceptable toys Gaylord Opryland Resort, the awe faced the critics and vied for a spot for the children. For more details on Jessica Hagood: striking gardens, and cascading on this year’s National Executive the National Outreach Project, visit a National waterfalls made this Nationals one Council! She did an amazing job, and fcclainc.org. Phenomenon to remember! was elected to serve as your As Nationals came to a close, the What’s New: But the location isn’t everything. The National VP of Community Service. delegation celebrated with its annual STAR Events! National Staff really went above and Speaking of Community Service, Gala, presented in all of the beyond this year to make this NLC have you heard the News? As Southern hospitality that Nashville is Members in Action: A letter special, from the Keynote addresses, Nationals wrapped up our work known for! to the electrifying performances put with Feed the Children, a New from Chapter So from the speakers, exhibits, Achievement on by the National Executive National Outreach Project was events, entertainment and more, the Council, the standards for this year, announced; can you “Dig It”? I’m FCCLA National Leadership Meet Your New were set exceptionally high. sure Florida FCCLA can! This year Conference was truly one to State Officers! National FCCLA will be working Florida FCCLA really did shine in remember! Nashville at the NLC with over 200 with Children’s Miracle Network to State Project —Brett Floyd State President and attendees, 135 of which were truly plant miracles for America’s Update children. During the year, each Chelsea Scourtes State VP of Public in the lime light as STAR Events Relations All About chapter will be sent their very own competitors, bringing home 13 Alumni “Dig It” Campaign care package filled bronze, 62 silver, and 60 gold! Way with everything your Chapter will to go! Share Your Pics need to get started! Each Chapter with FCCLA! But if that wasn't even enough, let us will raise money for Children’s not forget our rising Star Ms. Jessica Miracle Network by selling seeds. What a Blast! Hagood, whom after serving And for every time you plant a seed, State countless offices at the Chapter, Conference 2009! Rebekkah’s Finance Tips FCCLA Gear Up for Another Great Year with FCCLA! Through the Years Exhibit Attention all campers, FCCLA. This year’s state elected State Executive Attention all campers. theme is Florida CAMP Council has a duffle bag full of Easy Steps to a Florida FCCLA invites you to FCCLA, along with the five ideas for the year ahead. We Successful be a part of the Ultimate state targets. As members, are devoted entirely to the Campaign! Leadership Experience. you are encouraged to focus advancement of this state The Secret to Gather your supplies and on four things throughout the organization, with our the Three R’s load your camping gear, as year: Community, Alumni, whistles in hand, and our you are about to embark on Membership and dandy wool socks pulled high FCCLA an amazing year with Florida Participation. Your newly we will serve you this year as Energizers! your CAMP staff. FCCLA Brain Buster! PAGE 2 State Theme and Targets! As your State President, I am this can be a self implementing the state excited to share with you improvement project or a project or creating your own the new state targets! You teaching project; educate an community service project, will use these targets to run elementary class about the we want to know about it. for state office as well as importance of the family, or Soup kitchens, clothing develop your Chapter show us how you manage donations, what can you do Projects. And they are... the important time you share for your community? with your family. Just ask Continue the Hike with yourself, what is family all What is CAMP? Alumni about? This year the SEC challenges See what you can do to help Manage your Budget you to focus on four areas; Florida FCCLA develop an Supply Community, Alumni, Alumni Association, plan Money, money, money! alumni gatherings, collect Show us how you control Membership and information for a database, your finances; are you an Participation. If we, as a state Get Ready for etc. What can YOU do? impulse buyer? Do you run association, can key in on CAMP! Community, Gear up and Go Green out of your allowance way to these areas, then it is certain Alumni, Membership Show us what you can do to fast? Use this target to fix that we can continue to Participation! impact your environment in your money problems, or improve. So start talking! a positive way; school educate kids or your Figure out ways to recycle bins, teach a class on classmates about the value of the importance recycling, a dollar. Can you save? implement these areas in whatever you can think of! Build a Tent in Your your projects. So the question is, can you Community gear up and go GREEN? Do you know of a desperate —Brett Floyd State President Gather Around the need in your community? Family Fire Than get out there and lend Get closer to your family, a hand, whether it’s Jessica Hagood: A National Phenomenon Congratulations Jessica! Thank you for all that you do for your State Family. We all love you, and we know that you have moved on to do great things! —Sincerely, Your Chapter, Friends, Advisers and State Executive Council THE ROSE PETAL VOLUME 1, ISSUE 1 PAGE 3 What’s New: Star Events! Have you seen the new STAR Food Innovations open to junior, senior and Events on the national website? occupational. You now have three more Are you ready to see what it is like opportunities to showcase your to be a food scientist? Then this Fashion Design skills. So, as you are deciding which event is a real challenge. You can event you want to compete in this choose to do this event alone or as If Project Runway is your dream, year, consider these new additions: a team. First, you determine what then try this event. Open to division you’re in; check the individuals in senior and Environmental Ambassador website for your food innovation occupational divisions, participants challenge then get creative! will develop a fashion line and This event is open to junior, senior Discover what it is like to develop a create a label and marketing plan and occupational levels and is an new product for the market. This for the line. Each designer will individual or team event. event involves creating a recipe, sketch ideas for six garments in the Participants will select a topic, plan developing a market survey and new line and make a prototype of a stewardship project and share gathering a group of “test subjects” one of the garments. Ready to your results with others. to evaluate your product. This is accept the challenge? Then check it out. Members in Action: A Letter from Chapter Achievement Florida FCCLA, of the woods. In order to make sure that this new page is a total Wow! What an amazing year we success, I am going to need your “As I mentioned have before us! I can not begin to help! When your chapter has tell you how excited I am about the pictures of community service the rest of the awesome things that your fellow projects or achievements made by State Executive officers and I have planned for the members, we would love to hear Council and I upcoming year. I don’t know about about it. If you have pictures that you, but I have already packed my you would like to be put on the have turned up tent and sleeping bag. Because site or in this section of the Rose the heat at our camping with FCCLA for a whole Petal, all you need to do is email year is going to be a blast! My name them to me along with a short campfire with is Kelsea Livsey; I am your 2009- paragraph about the event. Email some awesome 2010 Florida FCCLA Vice President me at any time, not only with your of Chapter Achievement. It is my pictures, but also any questions goals!” job to recognize the chapters and that you may have. You can contact members of Florida FCCLA for all me at KLivseyFCCLA@hotmail. the incredible things that they com. accomplish. As I mentioned the So Florida lets see how many of rest of the State Executive Council you can hike up Mount and I have turned up the heat at Achievement to make CAMP our campfire with some awesome FCCLA better than ever! goals! My first goal is to create a page on the website where —Kelsea Livsey members, parents or people of the State VP of Chapter Achievement community can go on in our neck PAGE 4 Meet Your State Officers! Favorite Quote Favorite Saga When I grow up... Confidence is going after Moby The Percy Jackson Series Dick in a row boat and taking the I want to be a teacher tartar sauce with you. Favorite Place Favorite place Favorite Place With my friends Cherry Lake Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Worst Fear Favorite Sports Team being unsuccessful MC Cowboys I collect... Role Model I Love to... Lapel Pins, from the different places that I have been. anyone that had a dream and Passionately sing reached it Favorite Kind of Ice My Best Quality Favorite Color Cream Im organized Blue, green and purple Double chocolate I Love to... Favorite Musical Group On my bucket list Have fun Brooks & Dunn Sky dive, bungee jump and visit Favorite Color Paris again Role Model Blue My grandmother I Love to... Favorite Ice Cream Favorite Candy Laugh! BlueBell Homemade Vanilla Reese’s Favorite Movie When I Grow up… Favorite Animal The Notebook Panda Bear I would like to be an Favorite Color architect, and be a fashion Yellow Favorite color Yellow designer that opens a little Favorite Place boutique. The beach Favorite quote Favorite quote “A woman’s heart Favorite Board Game “Everything Happens for a should be so lost Monopoly (the Disney Reason” in God that a man version) Zodiac Sign must seek him in order to find it.” Favorite Author Aquaris Favorite Board game I collect Sarah Dessen Life Letters that I Favorite Quote write to other Favorite Animal Peace it’s a Providence. people that I Elephant never send. We are who we always Favorite Kind of ice cream were Strawberry Favorite Saga The Luxe Favorite Activity I Love to... Help in my Community Color guard and Winter guard plus FCCLA : ) THE ROSE PETAL VOLUME 1, ISSUE 1 PAGE 5 Favorite Book Best Quality Favorite kind of ice cream My optimistic energy A Thousand Splendid Suns For full Officer Vanilla Role Model I Collect... My loving Mom bios, visit On my bucket list Monopoly boards, Geodes, and Favorite Movie Cacti X-Men or A Walk to Remember flfccla.org To bungee jump one DAY I Love to... Favorite Animal Favorite quote Otter under the Act, Sing, and play board games Favorite Kind of Ice “if we could sell our experi- Meet Your Favorite Musical Group Cream ences we’d all be millionaires” Muse or TSO Mint Chocolate Chip State Officers Role model On My Bucket List Zodiac Sign Scorpio page! Mother Visit every continent (including Favorite Color Favorite Saga Antarctica) Lime Green My Best Quality Favorite Quote Harry Potter Series “Never let the fear of I’m a good listener Best Quality Favorite Saga striking out, keep you from playing the game” Honesty Star Wars Favorite Book Favorite Book Confessions of a Wall It’s Kind of a funny story Favorite University Flower Favorite Color University of Georgia I Collect... Green & Purple I love to... Airplane stub I Love to... Favorite Sports team Be with my family at our cabin Travel and meet new I collect... New York Yankees people Vera Bradley bags Role Model I Would Never... Favorite sports team Cheat on someone My mother Georgia Bulldogs On My Bucket List I Collect... Favorite Class Spend a Million Dollars in RUBBER DUCKIES Early Childhood Education one weekend Favorite Class Favorite University My Best Quality... NYU Early childhood ed My positive attitude Role Model My Best Quality Favorite Color George Carlin I’m kind pink Favorite Saga Star Wars PAGE 6 State Project Update Hello, Florida! My name is have been taken away from so much joy into a child’s life that Madalyn McCombs and I am their parents, abused or in needs the comfort and just so excited to say that I’m your need of comfort. Each chapter something to cling to, so choose 2009-2010 Vice-President of is responsible for collecting your “Kuddle” homes wisely. Projects! This means that it’s their comfort items, selecting Keep tally of the amount of kuddle my responsibility as the holder a local home for them and items that are brought in and given of this office to select your delivering them. Although away and the numbers will be 2009-2010 State Project and this is an individual chapter announced at the State Conference this year’s project is entitled project, you are encouraged to this coming year. I wish you all the “Kuddles for Kids”. work also with the rest of best of luck during the duration of “Kuddles for Kids” is a chapter your district. Please remember this project and I can’t wait to see -independent community that the stuffed animals don’t the results! Just think of all the service project where chapters have to be new, but they —Madalyn McCombs hugs and smiles you will collect stuffed animals for should be clean, well-kept and could give to the needy children who might sanitary. These items can bring State VP of Projects children in your community with just All About Alumni one teddy bear! Being a part of such Our mission is to an amazing organization such gather those former members “So to do that we as FCCLA can have its fun and put them back into our times. Enjoying times with organization. So later when This is Erin McCarthy, coming at you need your help! with some great info for 2010! I want friends and competing in State Conference comes up We need every to tell you guys a little bit about the events. That's why this year we will have many that Chapter in Action Scrapbook Award. It chapter to recruit we plan to create an volunteer and help us during is a fairly easy event where you make association for the Alumni. the week. up to three one sided scrapbook pages those in their in During the State Also our Alumni will about what your chapter has been Conference last year in recognize the chapters that doing. The Chapters in Action community and Scrapbook Award guidelines are in the Orlando a Bi-Law change gather members and the one local areas that FCCLA Florida Chapter Handbook. occurred to make the office chapter that recruited the You can also send me an email at that I am currently serving to amount of members. As our used to be Froggygirl2992@yahoo. com and I will VP of Careers and Alumni, to association grows we will have send them to you. We have also made members of help focus on bringing up more a CVS account for pictures you take of Florida's alumni. members wanting to stay apart Florida FCCLA. If any of you took FCCLA, FHA or pictures of the general sessions the So to do that we and help out after high school. banquet at any state or national New need your help! We need If you need help my function upload them to the account. every chapter to recruit those information is Homemakers.” Here’s how to upload the pictures to in their in community and local located on the state website the account. Go to areas that used to be members or my e-mail is www.cvsphoto.com at the upper right of FCCLA, FHA or New Janise1113@aol.com. So get hand corner there is sign in information Homemakers. We also need out and recruit S'more The user name is to gather seniors that have Leaders. Froggygirl2992@yahoo.com and the password is fccla1. Go to Basic upload graduated and choose the pictures that you want Or will be graduating this year! —Rashawn McCloud to upload. I can’t wait to see your pics! State VP of Careers and Alumni —Erin McCarthy State Historian THE ROSE PETAL VOLUME 1, ISSUE 1 PAGE 7 What a Blast! State Conference 2009! First off I want to say thank CAMP FCCLA which you Our red candle is significant in you for electing me to serve as can learn more about on our that it is the light of our ideals your State President. I pledge website and in this issue of The and purposes. As an to work hard to fulfill my Rose Petal. Your district association and as a generation duties, and work with Florida’s advisers and state officers have I feel that we have lost that advisers, members, and other been brainstorming a lot on flame. This year will be a time state officers to better improve new ideas to make this year to reignite that light, so that it our state association, as well as with FL FCCLA the best ever. may once again shine on a state reestablishing and highlighting The possibility of a new organization that was created our “old and precious values” proficiency event and the around the family. As an that our organization was development of an alumni association we need to founded upon. association are just a few of recognize our forgotten those ideas. However only traditions and remember that This past year for Florida with your help can this without them we would not be “This past year FCCLA was a huge success. organization take its ideas and where we are today. For the Florida FCCLA truly “Starred develop into greatness. year ahead I challenge you to for Florida on Stage” with a 50.3 % Family, Career and Community have fun and get involved with increase in membership. Leaders of America is an Florida FCCLA. I hope you are FCCLA was a Members developed their organization that our time is in ready to go on yet another leadership skills, competed in desperate need of. It focuses journey as you take on the huge success. STAR and proficiency events, on four vital aspects of life in Ultimate Leadership Florida FCCLA and helped to elect a new slate which our generation has Experience that is FCCLA. of state officers at last year’s allowed to fall to the wayside. Remember that if you’re not truly Starred on State Leadership Conference. As members of Florida FCCLA having fun, then you’re not So what are you waiting for? we have an opportunity unlike Stage with a living your life to the fullest. Florida FCCLA is pitching its any other, let’s pick up that 50.3% increase in tents, and gearing up for fallen torch and change our —Brett Floyd State President another phenomenal year. This generation into the leaders membership.” year’s theme is Florida that I know we can be. Hey Flor id Rebekka a! My name is h, State VP and I am your o to tell yo f Finance, here u awesome all about some f ideas for undraising y sure to c our chapter! Be he Petal for ck the Rose m every iss ore cool ideas ue! PAGE 8 FCCLA Through the Years Exhibit Florida FCCLA, we have a lot to has done through the years. Do It is our hope that this exhibit celebrate! What is it? Well, on you have old pictures, trophies, will help our communities June 11, 2010, our organization banners, T-shirts, emblems, understand the transition that will turn 65! Now for most of uniforms or any really cool ideas has happened through the years “Do you have old us that is the age that we look to help make this exhibit a as Future Homemakers of pictures, trophies, forward to for retirement, but reality? If you have things you America and New Homemakers not FCCLA. We are ready to are willing to share, please of America became FHA and banners, T-shirts, show the world how we have contact me, Debbie Scourtes at HERO chapters, then became been making connections with 813-997-6499 or by e-mail at our current organization, Family, emblems, uniforms families and communities for the Deborah.email@example.com Career and Community Leaders past 65 years and plan to s. Anything to be used for the of America. Our purposes and or any really cool continue for future generations. mission have remained the same display will need to be in Tampa by December 1 so that final throughout the years and we ideas to help make In February, the Florida State Fair will feature an exhibit to let plans can be made. The actual want to let people know that we this exhibit a everyone know that FCCLA is display will be constructed on are still active in our schools. continuing its mission to build February 1 and 2. The State Fair We hope to develop a contact reality?” homes for America’s future. To will open on February 4 and list of past members who would make this happen, we need your runs through February 15. Any like to help with current help. Please help us find any items loaned to us will be chapters. artifacts or pictures that could returned by the beginning of —Debbie Scourtes help us showcase what FCCLA March. District VI Adviser Gear Up! (Continued from page 1) Are you a little artistic? Do you want to show founded upon. It will surely be something for off your nifty photography, drawing, painting, or members and advisers to look forward to. The digital editing talents? Then you need to look SEC (State Executive Council) is super excited forward to competing at state level in a possible about the State Leadership Conference March new proficiency event. Information will be sent 25-27. The dynamic general sessions, awesome out soon! keynote speaker and crazy skits and opening Throughout this year's state conference you will numbers are sure to entertain and inform. So be noticing a few changes, well not really Get Up and Gear Up for this year with changes, just positive steps BACK into our FLORIDA CAMP FCCLA. history. This year we will take the extra time to Get involved! look back and BRING BACK the goals and traditions that FCCLA was —Brett Floyd State President THE ROSE PETAL VOLUME 1, ISSUE 1 PAGE 9 Easy Steps to a Successful Campaign! The Fall season has arrived and with Office you MUST have a project long run as you give your speech! it comes not only a new school year, centered around one of the five State The second part to your but newer and higher expectations. Targets for the current theme year display is the pamphlet that As we all prepare to gear up for (mentioned on page 2). The most you will use to pass out. As another great year with our FCCLA important thing to remember when with your display, you are families, some may wish to broaden developing your project is to keep in limited to certain their horizons, and expand their mind that the targets are not meant dimensions; your pamphlet “Running for FCCLA family. And what better way to hold you back, so don’t let them! cannot consist of more than a double to meet some awesome young Try thinking of the project first. Make sided sheet of standard sized an Office leaders then by running for a District it something that you are passionate computer paper. Once again, it does or State Office! about. The more you love what you not give you a specific shape, color, shouldn’t have Now I know what you might be are doing, the more it will show, and or dimension. You can fold it, cut it to be a starting to think; how do I know if that is what makes a true leader! up, paint on it, make origami, I’m ready to run for an Office? Or Another thing to remember is to use anything you want! But no matter hassle!” maybe you know that you are ready, the FCCLA planning process. As a what you do, the best thing to but you are just unsure as to how to current State Officer, and STAR remember, is that your hand out begin. Either way, whether you are a events participant, I cannot stress should be a scaled down version of Candidate or a Candidate Advisor that enough. your display. This gives something to reading this article, there are a Once you have your project the voting delegates to take with couple of things you should know together, the next things you them so that they will remember you. before you get started. need are your display, and And a picture never hurt either! pamphlets. These will be After all, most high school students Before you even think about displayed at your District are terrible with names. running for an office, you Meeting, and at State Conference if The last thing you need to need to make sure that you you are running at the State level. do is prepare a speech. This are eligible. To be an These things are required for ALL can be scripted or free Officer, it is important that CANDIDATES! Failure to not have verse, whichever is the most you represent yourself well in every comfortable for you. But no “If you wanted aspect of your life. In order to run, these articles, OR failure to appear by your display at the appropriate matter what, it SHOULD be your display to each Candidate must have an time will lead to disqualification. Now planned to a certain extent before unweighted GPA of at least a 3.0. be a giant on a lighter note, you should feel free you give it. You have two minutes, so You must also be an affiliated to be as creative with your display as you should talk about you, your member as of Oct 31st 2009 for the flower pot, go possible as well! For your display, the project, and what you plan to do in 2009-2010 school year. In addition, only requirements are that it needs office. This is a time to show off what for it!” you must have the appropriate to be a table top display, and it you know about FCCLA. So talk applications completed as of Oct needs to fit into the dimensions about National Programs, give 31st 2009 which can be found on the provided. Other than that, you can examples of what you have learned. It Florida FCCLA website. is also a good idea to give your have free creative range! So go out After you have completed speech something special. With our there! If you wanted your display to all the “boring stuff” it’s CAMP theme this year you could say be a giant flower pot, go for it! As time to have a bit of fun something like “come join the hike long as you fit it to the dimensions with your campaign. And with me!”, or something along those provided. You can also have several when I say a bit, I mean A lines. You can even make up your parts to your display, you are by no LOT! Running for an Office shouldn’t own theme! The choice is yours! And means limited to just your average have to be a hassle! It should be above all, keep it simple, take your display board. And of course a display something that interests you, time, and have FUN! You can do it! board is not a bad thing, it just all something that is worth doing, which depends on how you use it. If people brings us to the topic of your —Chelsea Scourtes remember your display, they will Campaign project. When running for State VP of Public Relations remember your face, which will help PAGE 10 Are you up for a challenge? Are you a leader ready to show what you’ve learned through FCCLA? Then get ready to gear up for some new STAR events for 2010! Be sure to check the Rose Petal for the inside scoop on our new STAR and Competitive Events explained for you in full detail. So join the hike, and go for the gold! Florida, Get ready for a new, and fun new article! Join Erin McCarthy your State Historian with her funky FCCLA scrapbook tips! You would be surprised what you can do with paper, pictures, and a lot of imagination! THE ROSE PETAL VOLUME 1, ISSUE 1 PAGE 11 to see u want ! Do yo e Petal ? Members the Ros Do you have a knack for apter in be! Tell us all UR Ch writing? Are you YO t you to we wan ng by opinionated? Would you like Well are doi hat you ey at to be publicized in an FCCLA about w sea Livs Kel m VP co ntacting tmail.co publication? Well here is LA@ho KLiv seyFCC nt , or your chance! Starting in the ieveme ter Ach Winter Rose Petal, Florida of Chap VP of P ublic cour tes will be holding an essay C helsea S d us a Just sen u are d oing, contest on a specific prompt Rela tions! o f wh at y e wa n t for the chance to be de scription o u res! W me pict published in the Rose Petal. and even so The Winter prompt is all m you! to hear fro about Family — “What dimensions of the family are Coming up, in the Winter Rose important, and why do they Petal: Fun Historic Facts about matter?” Entries are due by December 18th to Chelsea FCCLA! With our 65th Scourtes, VP of Public Anniversary just around the Relations at : corner, what better way to firstname.lastname@example.org. celebrate than with knowledge! Feel free to email with any Congratulations FCCLA, for questions or comments. providing 65 years of the Ultimate Leadership Hey Flo rida! M name is y Jessica am you Robert r State s, and I Relatio VP of Ju ns. Join nior Junior C me her orner o e, in Rose P n th e n etal for ext and eve ideas, a rything dvice, that is Junior! PAGE 12 The Secret to the Three R’s As a member of the "Sunshine to offer. Once members are name will make them feel State" Florida FCCLA recruited the next step is special. Exceed your potential challenges you to Shine with 7 retaining them. Involve and get involved in any and more members. To do this members in National everything with FCCLA! “To do this you can use the three R’s; Programs, STAR Events, and recruit, retain, and recognize! have them run for an office. —Kendra Bennett you can use To recruit members to your Make chapter members know chapter is as easy as 1, 2, that your glad they’re in State President-elect the three R’s; 3! Involve classmates in FCCLA. The future of FCCLA recruitment activities that will depends on the members that encourage them to participate are involved, that go above recruit, in FCCLA. Examples are and beyond with all that “Nacho ordinary club FCCLA has to offer. The third retain, and meeting”, “Bring your own step in getting more members Banana” sundae meeting, “we is recognize. Everyone loves to recognize! want S’more Members” be rewarded for their hard meeting etc. Food is a creative work. Recognize members way to bring members in and with door prizes, certificates, show them all that FCCLA has or even just calling out their FCCLA Energizers! We have tall palm trees We have dark tans We have big oranges, beaches and sands We’re from Florida, Man oh man Future Leaders of America Hoorah! —Maggie Matella State VP of Recreation THE ROSE PETAL So How are we doing? Did you enjoy the Rose Petal? We would love to hear from you! Remember that FCCLA is a student led organization; YOUR organization! If you have any comments, concerns, or headlines for the Winter Florida Association of FCCLA. Rose Petal, please contact me, your State VP of Public Relations Chelsea Scourtes at (813)-997-6989 or send me an email at Florida FCCLA email@example.com! If you would like to be P.O. Box 1806 placed on our electronic mailing list for future Rose Bushnell, FL 33513 Petals, please give me a call. I am standing by to talk to you because the Rose Petal is a newsletter Phone: 352-793-8234 written by the students FOR the students! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org —Chelsea Scourtes State VP of Public Relations The Ultimate Leadership Experience! We are on the Web! flfccla.org FCCLA Brain Buster! Who was the first male National President of FHA (now FCCLA!), and when was he If you know the answer to this issue’s Brain Buster, please contact Chelsea Scourtes, VP of Public Relations by phone at (813)-997-6989 or by email at email@example.com. elected? If you are right, you and your chapter could get a shout out in the next issue of the Rose Petal! If you have any suggestions for future Brain Busters, feel free to give me a call!