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Six officers from Perkins County FCCLA Chapter attended a Fall Officer Leadership Workshop in Chadron at Chadron State College on Sept. 17.
Officers include Rachel Patrick, president; Shania Metcalf, vice president; Michelle Skeels, secretary; Elizabeth Krajewski, treasurer; Lacey Jensen, vice president of STAR/STUCO Rep; Mariah Curtis, vice president of programs/STUCO Rep; Alexis Schmidt, vice president of public relations;  Kylie Hanson,  district FCCLA representative/officer.
The officers were sponsored by Cathy Ochsner, Perkins County FCCLA adviser and Jane Culver, Perkins County counselor.
The theme for the day was “On Your Marks, Get Set, Lead.” The featured speaker was Teri Albertazzi, an FCS professor at Chadron State College. She talked about “Leading the Way” by sharing ideas on nutrition, fitness and setting lifelong goals.
Albertazzi leads an active lifestyle and talked about her experiences in marathon biking and other fitness endeavors. She also worked in the corporate business world as a nutrition and fitness expert, before coming to Chadron State college.
Members also attended sessions to gain information about the FCCLA programs, that they can take the lead in including STAR (Students Taking Action for Recognition), Power of One, PEER Teams (Families First, Student Body and Financial Fitness) as well as FACTS (Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety).