Senior Matthew Miller won a silver medal at the NYS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Meeting in Syracuse on March 22-23. He was accompanied by his brother, David, also a senior, and FCCLA advisers Cheryl Ferraro and Cheryl Miller.
Matthew participated in the Interviewing Skills STAR Event which is a competitive event. For the event, Matthew had to submit a cover letter and resume as well as complete a mock interview. He received a silver medal for his efforts.
Ferraro also served as an evaluator for the culinary and cake decorating STAR Events.
FCCLA is a youth leadership organization for Family and Consumer Sciences students. Scotia-Glenville has had an active FCCLA chapter since 1988. According to the FCCLA website, the organization, which began in 1945, has more than 164,000 members in more than 5,300 chapters in a network of associations in 49 states, in addition to the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
Involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life — planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal communication — necessary in the home and workplace.