The Fannin County High School and Middle School students attended the Technology Student Association (TSA) Fall Leadership Conference in Jekyll Island, GA on November 8th through the 11th. Students competed in the cardboard boat races, First Lego League Robotics, VEX Robotics, and managed the Electrathon Go-Cart Race. Students also attended leadership development sessions and a college fair for engineering schools. The Fannin High School TSA Chapter was presented with a White Star Chapter award for increasing the membership by 10% from last year. This is the second year in a row that the chapter has been presented with a White Star award!
Students Pictured in Feature Image (L-R):
Cooper Brooks, Eli Young, John Moler, Henry Leben, Gene Carbonell, Christian Jensen, Ramtin Doroodchi, Max Mathis, Will Garland, Thomas Green, Steven Setser, Isaiah Cargle
Fannin County Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) attended their Fall Leadership Conference on September 12-13 at the FFA/FCCLA Center in Covington, GA. Thirty-one students attended the conference where they learned about leadership growth and development by participating in team-building events and leadership seminars hosted by Georgia FCCLA State Officers. The Fannin County chapter brought home several awards from the conference.
The chapter placed 3rd in the Lapel Pin Design Competition, designed by senior, Jordan Chance, and 3rd place in the Membership Recruitment Board, created by sophomores Sierra Reynolds, Kaylee Scarbary, and Sydney Tarpley. Freshman, Kathryn Young, and Junior, Bobbi Pippin, both earned the Statesman Award for their scores on an assessment of their knowledge of FCCLA. Hollie Bruggemeier, freshman, was recognized for her completion of the four leadership training sessions while at the conference. Pictured are the 31 students who attended the conference and the students who received awards. From left, Bobbi Pippin, Kathryn Young, Kaylee Scarbary, Sydney Tarply, Chloe Clemmons, and Hollie Bruggemeier.
Ten Fannin County High school HOSA members participated in the Georgia HOSA Fall Leadership Conference November 5-6 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. HOSA advisor Anne Soriero said the students attended leadership and team building workshops, they were also able to network with healthcare students from across Georgia. Some students competed at the conference and Abbey Arvidson received second place in the Speaking Skills competitive event. After the conference, the students toured Chattahoochee Technical College in Marietta, the tour focused on the Health Science programs offered at Chattahoochee Tech.
Pictured for L to R Top-Jonas Garcia, Nelson Soriero, Cat Mathus, Ginny Hastings
L to R bottom-Joshua Taylor, Jhenna Arvidson, Abbey Arvidson, Sarah Morgan and Emily Quinn