Junior Mints Membership Award
Chapters that increase their 6th-9th grade membership by 5 members will be recognized during State Leadership Conference and receive a box of Junior Mints on-stage! The State Office will determine award recipients based on chapter affiliation as of March 1.
Chapters have the opportunity to 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: March 1
Chapter Developer Award
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 1 will be eligible.
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 1.
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. Check out these Feed Nebraska Project Ideas + More Project Ideas to help get started! Due date: March 1
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 Recognition session. Chapters who participate in the National Program Award process will receive additional recognition. Due date: March 1.
The following questions will be asked for each submission. Please remember, this information is how winners for each National Program are selected.
- Description of Project
- How many chapter members were involved in the project?
- How many people were reached through project events?
- How many people were reached through public relations efforts – (total circulation, viewership, etc.)?
This award application will now be submitted in the Affiliation Portal under the Program Awards tab.
- Click on Program Awards Tab
- Click on the specific National Program – Project Summary (not considered for monetary awards)
- Click on Apply Now
- Complete application
- Click Save
Nebraska Public Relations Award
The Public Relations award is designed to provide a framework of best practices as they relate to public relations for a local chapter, focusing in the quarterly themes and resources available through national FCCLA. Chapters will document use of four (4) forms of media to reach the quarterly goal from August 1 through February 29. Applications must be received by March 1.
Red and White Chapter Affiliation Award
The Red and White Chapter Affiliation Awards are designed to encourage FCCLA members and Chapter Advisers to recruit FCCLA members from their Family and Consumer Sciences classes. These students often have background knowledge of FCS 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 FCCLA members in FCS courses in the current school year / # of affiliated FCCLA members) x 100. The following levels will be recognized:
- White Chapter: 50-75%
- Red Chapter: 76-95%
- Red & White Chapter: >96%
Applications must be completed by March 1.
National Chapter 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 about this award can be found on the Adviser Awards page of the National FCCLA website.