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Union Local JSA, FCCLA groups take part in project

February 8, 2009
Times Leader

A COUPLE of special events are slated for February with members of Union Local's Junior Statesman of America and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

The students made Valentines for area veterans for their February service project.

JSA is a high school non-partisan organization. The students gain appreciation of the American system of law and democratic government through active participation and debate. Students develop and polish their leadership skills to encourage critical thinking and are given practical knowledge necessary to become active.

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UNION LOCAL’S Junior Statesman of America and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America organizations have been participating in its monthly service project. In February, the two groups, pictured above, will present veterans with homemade Valentines.

FCCLA 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.

The Union Local JSA group will attend a Winter Congress in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 12-15. The event will give the students a hands-on approach to everything that Congress does during their work sessions.

Union Local High School has the only JSA chapter in the Ohio Valley. Schools who would like to start a chapter can call Tracie Yereb at (740) 695-2891.



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