District Star FCCLA Group

Oklahoma FCCLA North-1 District STAR Event

Twenty-one members of the Cherokee FCCLA Chapter traveled to Fairview on
December 7 for the Oklahoma FCCLA North-1 District STAR Event Competition. STAR
Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) are competitive events in which
members are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual
projects, leadership skills, and career preparation. STAR Events offer individual skill
development and application of learning through the following activities:

  •  Cooperative - teams work to accomplish specific goals
  •  Individualized - an individual member works alone to accomplish specific goals
  •  Competitive - individual or team performance measured by an established set of criteria.
STAR Events are grouped into Foundational, Leadership, Career Preparation, and
Online Events. All first place winners move on to compete at the North Region STAR

Events in Bristow in February.

Competing in events and placing from Cherokee were:
First Place Winners:
  • Holly Bockelman, Cake Decorating Level 3
  • Talyn Allison, Career Investigation Level 1
  •  Kynli Patterson, Career Investigation Level 2
  •  Carson Schanbacher, Career Investigation Level 3
  •  Zowie Stout, Children’s Literature Level 1
  •  Mae Nevels, Children’s Literature Level 2
  •  Wyatt Parker, Creed Speaking Level 1
  •  Gracia Jackson, Job Interview Level 2
  •  Abby Guffy, Job Interview Level 3
  •  Lucas Heim, New Member Facts Level 1
  •  Jacey Kimminau, New Member Facts Level 2
  •  Anna Roglin, Kaycie Shelton, and Lindzee Wessels; Professional Presentation
Level 1
  • Davin Budy, Professional Presentation Level 2
  •  Zoey Bickerstaff, Benelli Green, and Emily Tucker; Repurpose and Redesign
Level 1
  •  Addy Bickerstaff, Repurpose and Redesign Level 2
District Competitors:
  •  Kinsy Roberts, Cake Decorating Level 2
  •  Olivia Cortright, Creed Speaking Level 2
Hope Jordan, North-1 District President and Davin Budy, North-1 District Vice-President
of Membership, helped facilitate the events and ran the awards ceremony at the end of

the day.

Caption for photo:
Back row, l to r: Olivia Cortright, Lindzee Wessels, Kynli Patterson, Davin Budy, Zowie
Stout, Emily Tucker, Talyn Allison, Anna Roglin
Middle row: Hope Jordan, Kinsy Roberts, Carson Schanbacher, Wyatt Parker, Kaycie
Shelton, Benelli Green, Heather Gottsch, Adviser
Front row: Jacey Kimminau, Gracia Jackson, Mae Nevels, Abby Guffy, Addy Bickerstaff,
Zoey Bickerstaff, Lucas Heim
Not pictured: Holly Bockelman