NEW! Community ServUS Award
The Community ServUS Award is designed to recognize the Nebraska chapter that has contributed most significantly to their community based on hours of community service. Due to varying school and chapter sizes, this award is designed to recognize the chapter with the highest ratio of service hours to affiliated members. Applications must be received by March 1st.
NEW! Fuel YOUR Passion Award
The Fuel YOUR Passion Award was created to showcase the development of Nebraska FCCLA chapters. Chapters are asked to reflect on their involvement in Membership, Community Service, Involvement on a State Level, Involvement on a National Level, and National Program Efforts. Applications must be received by March 1st.
NEW! Beyond School Bells
Join other CTSOs from across Nebraska to help Prepare Nebraska. To qualify for recognition, your chapter will work collaboratively with your local after school program or elementary classes to provide training related to your career field(s) at least 8 times from November to April. Up to $1500 will be awarded to the winning CTSO at State Leadership Conference and at NCE Conference in June! Chapters are encouraged to collaborate with another CTSO (DECA, Educators Rising, FBLA, FCCLA, FFA, HOSA, or SkillsUSA) or if there is not another CTSO, another school organization to complete projects. For more information check out the Beyond School Bells Project form! Due Date: February 28.
Red and White Chapter Affiliation Award
The Red and White Chapter Affiliation Awards are designed to encouraged FCCLA members and Chapter Advisers to recruit FCCLA members from their Family and Consumer Sciences classes. These students often have background knowledge of FACS and have the opportunity to learn about and interact with FCCLA within the classroom on a regular basis. The level of award will be determined by the following formula: # of nationally affiliated FCCLA members / # of students enrolled in FACS courses x 100. Applications must be received by March 1.
Nebraska Public Relations Award
We are excited to share this opportunity with chapters in Nebraska. The Public Relations award is designed to provide a framework of best practices as they relate to public relations for a local chapter. Designed similar to the Chapter Award, this award is designed to provide multiple ways for recognition while also educating about new and different public relations strategies. Applications must be received by March 1.
Chapter Developer Awards
Raise money for Nebraska FCCLA and earn free State Leadership Conference registration! Chapters that bring in Circle of Friends sponsorships, SLC program advertisement space, Opportunity Fair presenters, and STAR sponsorships, could earn up to $300 toward their State Leadership Conference and STAR Event registrations.
The chapter that brings in the most amount in sponsorships will earn $300, second place will earn $200, and third place will earn $100. All sponsorships received by February 1st will be eligible.
Chapter Award Application
Chapters have the opportunity to once again earn distinction be completing the Chapter Award Application. Chapters can choose to complete 1, 2, or 3 items per column to earn Bronze, Silver, or Gold Distinction. Awards are given during the Business and Recognition Session at State Leadership Conference. Due date: November 1 (affiliation) and March 1 (application)
Join other CTSOs from across Nebraska to help Feed Nebraska. Chapters can work with multiple CTSOs and community organizations to raise money to prevent hunger, collect food items, or educate others about food and nutrition. Due date: March 1
7-Up Membership Award
Chapters that increase their membership by 7 members will be recognized during State Leadership Conference with a 2-liter bottle of 7-Up! The State Office will determine award recipients based on chapter affiliation. Membership reports will be based on the March 1 affiliation deadline.
Nebraska National Program Awards
Chapters that complete a National Program can apply for recognition at the state level. Chapters can submit multiple projects in each category however, each project can only be submitted in one Program area. Chapters who complete this application will be recognized with a name tag ribbon at SLC. The top application in each National Program category will be recognized on stage at SLC during the Business and Recognition session. Chapters who participate in the National Program Award process will receive additional recognition. Due date: March 1.
National Public Relations Award
Recognizes chapters who have excelled in planning and implementing an exemplary public relations campaign to increase public awareness of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America and Family and Consumer Sciences Education. Additional information on this award can be found on the News and Media page of the National FCCLA website.
National Outstanding Media Award
This National award is designed to honor a media outlet whose responsibilities are not related to Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) that has covered significant FCCLA activities and is giving continued service through press coverage to the local, state, and/or national organization. Additional information on this award can be found on the News and Media page of the National FCCLA website.