Ridings receives volunteer awards from FCCLA group

Becky Ridings on the left and Brenda Mullins on the right with the two awards Ridings has recently won due to her involvement with the Family and Consumer Science program at the high school. Mullins presented Ridings with these awards at last week’s school board meeting.

MEEKER I At the Board of Education meeting last month, Meeker’s Becky Ridings was presented with two awards related to what older folks used to think of as “home economics” at Meeker High School.

MHS makes a difference at state FCCLA conference

Several members of the Meeker High School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Club recently attended the state FCCLA Convention, winning many medals for their work. Taking place in Denver, members had opportunities to interact with students from around the state and showcase the leadership skills they developed throughout the year. Meeker High School brought 12 students to the conference and experienced all the conference activities. Linda Lombardi, third from the left, was chosen vice president of public relations for the Colorado FCCLA state officer team. This is the first time in nine years Meeker has had a state officer.

MEEKER I April 2 was an inspiring weekend of competition, recognition and making new friends for Meeker’s FCCLA members who attended the 2016 Colorado State Conference in Denver.

MHS FCCLA: Nine to nationals

18 MHS students competed at state: nine head to nationals in July in San Antonio, Texas.

MEEKER I The Meeker FCCLA program is considered one of the premier programs in Colorado, and it lived up to its reputation at the weekend’s State Leadership Conference. Of the 18 students who competed, nine were chosen to represent Colorado at the National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas, in July.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for support of the MHS FCCLA

Dear Editor: The Meeker High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter would like to thank the entire community for its support during our family movie night showing “Frozen.” Thank you for your patience and excitement during the event.

Meeker FCCLA goes to district conference …


Early on Feb. 18, members of the Meeker High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members loaded the bus for Western Colorado Community College in Gunnison for this year’s FCCLA Winter District Conference.

Trick or Treat for canned food …


Members of the Meeker FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) chapter gathered at Meeker High School on Sunday before setting out on their mission to collect canned good items.

FCCLA enjoys national week

MEEKER I Have you ever seen a group of kids on the side of the road picking up trash? Or bought a box of peaches from a kid talking about the club FCCLA? Well, that’s who we are: the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

FCCLA members headed to nationals in Florida

More than 20 Meeker High School students competed at the state FCCLA conference in Denver last week and five qualified for the national conference. Amanda Kendall, Jordan Brown, Piper Haney, Aly Ridings and Stephanie Joos will attend the national FCCLA conference in Orlando, Fla., July 8-10.

MEEKER I The FCCLA members from Meeker High School competed at the state conference April 12-14 in Denver qualifying five for the national conference in Orlando Florida on July 8-10. Meeker was well represented in the conference sending nearly 30 kids to compete in a variety of areas. In order to qualify for nationals, participants […]

FCCLA students bring home honors from state

MEEKER — The annual FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) State Conference was held recently at the Marriot in the Denver Tech Center. Thirty Meeker High School students and supervisors traveled to Denver April 3 to participate in three days of competition and workshops, along with 1,200 other FCCLA members from around the […]