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Kelliher Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

2017 FCCLA Nationals
2017 FCCLA Nationals

 

Kelliher Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

 FCCLA

Kelliher Public School - Kelliher, MN

 

About Kelliher Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

 

The Kelliher Chapter of FHA (Future Homemakers of America) was formed in 1954.

 

The advisor for FCCLA is Mrs. Kupcho. She replaced Mrs. Rabe in 2015 after 24 years of service in  Kelliher Public School and Kelliher FCCLA.

Results of STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Events and Region Offices held.

 2016-2017              2017 Nationals in Nashville TN

Kaleigha Donnell and Riley Gilge achieved a Silver Award in Advocacy; Kore Exercise

Trinity and Terra Schuh-Dietrich achieved a Silver Award in Environmental Ambassadors; Kelliher Community Garden

Triann Krekelberg and Haley Mostad achieved a Silver Award in Focus on Children; Organ Wise 

Myah Lossing and Nicole Bauer Reese achieved a Silver Award in Life Event Planning; Dr. Seuss Party

Jayce Mostad and Cede Waldo achieved a Bronze Award in Interpersonal Communications. Lets Show Love

 

2015-2016         2015 Fall, Mrs. Clare Kupcho was hired as FACS teacher and FCCLA Advisor     

2016 Nationals in San Diego CA

Breann Corbin – Fashion Design “ Dangerous Designs” National Gold Award

Cede Waldo and Jayce Mostad – National Programs in Action: Families First – “Hitting Home”. National Gold Award

Alyssa Daken – Entrepreneurship – “Vertigogh Graphics - National Silver Award

 Kelly Lynn and Hannah Newberry -Focus on Children Jr “Let the tasting begin”; National Silver Award

Minnesota State Conference 2016

Kelliher FCCLA had 18 students attending the state conference.  Advisor Clare Kupcho said there were 10 different star event projects competing at state.  Of these 10, the following six star events received:

Gold awards:

   Sierra Heck, Lindsey Duresky, and Christina Grundmeier for Hands only CPR “Keep the beat”;

  Taylor Neft for Everyday Equations;

  Kristina Lossing, Kelly Lynn and Hannah Newberry for Focus on Children Jr “Let the tasting begin”; Advanced to Nationals

  Macy Waldo – Focus on Children Sr  “Handwashing”; Advanced to Nationals (declined)

  TriAnn  Kreckelberg, Riley Dreher and Taylor Neft for Illustrated Talk: Stop the Violence – Cyberbullyling;

  Cede Waldo and Jayce Mostad – National Programs in Action: Families First – “Hitting Home”. Advanced to Nationals

Silver Awards:

            Breann Corbin – Fashion Design “ Dangerous Designs” Advanced to Nationals

            Riley Gilge and Kaleigha Donnell – Focus on Children Jr “Teeth are Terrific”.

 Bronze Awards:

            McKenzie Hillman, Allyson Hendriks  - Life Event Planning “Reinarz Wedding”;

            Alyssa Daken – Entrepreneurship – “Vertigogh Graphics - Advanced to Nationals

2014-2015        2015  Vicky Rabe retired, in May, after 24 years of service at Kelliher Public School and Kelliher FCCLA.      

2015 Nationals in Washington, D.C.

Sierra Heck, Lindsey Duresky and Mitchell Nistler - National Chapter Service, Disply Sr. KORE Area - National Gold medal

Gold Medals

Sierra Heck, Lindsey Duresky & Mitchell Nistler- Chapter Service Display, Sr. Reinterview and MN Advancer to Nationals

Cede Waldo and Jayce Mostad - Illustrated Talk, Jr. Human Rights - Callback and MN Alternate to Nationals.

Kristina Lossing & Triann Krekelberg - Illustrated Talk, Jr. Best Baby Sitters - Callback.

Christina Grundmeier, Rachel Thurston, & Xenia Hillman - See What We've Done, Sr. Dr. Seuss' Birthday

Macy Waldo & McKenzie Hillman - See What We've Done, Jr. Mustang Pride Banners.

Lataetia Frank & Kaleigha Donnell - Illustrated Talk, Jr. - Safe Online

Hannah Newberry, Riley Gilge & Tayler Neft - See What We've Done, Jr. The Easter Egg Hunt

 

Silver Medal

Kelly Lynn - Just Like Rachel Ray, Jr. Banana Oat Pancakes.

 

2013-2014                2014 National San Antonio, TX

CarrieAnn Mortenson - National Silver in Career Investigaion, Sr.

Mitchell Nistler - National Silver in Illustrated Talk, Sr. - What About PKU?

Paula Pearsall & Sierra Heck - National Gold in National Programs in Action, Sr. - It Can Wait!

Megan Hudec MN alternate in Sports Nutrition, Sr., Kelly Heck and Mark Geerdes as Chapter Representatives

Academic Letters (Mitchell Nistler, Paula Pearsall, Sierra Heck, CarrieAnn Mortenson.

2012-2013                 2013 Nationals Nashville, TN

Cassie Vollhaber - National Silver in Entrepreneurship, Sr. - Cassie's Creations

Sierra Heck, Mitchell Nistler, & Stephen Johnson - National Gold in Chapter Service Manual, Sr. - Fruits and Vegetables Galore, Getting Kelliher Kids to Eat More!

 CarrieAnn Mortenson, Paula Pearsall, & Megan Hudec - National Gold in Chapter Showcase Manual, Sr. - iLead

MN State FCCLA Meeting April 2013

Gold Medals:

Matt Metzler & Andy Metzler - The Cat In the Hat Knows A Lot About That in See What We've Done Jr., Cassie Vollhaber - Entrepreneurship Sr. MN National Advancer, CarrieAnn Mortenson, Paula Pearsall, & Megan Hudec - Chapter Showcase Manual Sr. MN National Advancers, Sierra Heck, Mitchell Nistler, & Stephen Johnson - Chapter Service Manual Sr. MN National Advancers.

 

2011-2012               2012 Nationals Orlando, FL

 Johanna Weidenborner - National Gold - Chapter Service Manual, Sr. - Get Your Pink On - Breast Cancer Awareness. (Cassie did not attend Nationals).

 Mitchell Nistler & Joseph Weidenborner - National Gold - Applied Technology, Jr. It's Your Health, Help Yourself - Personal Health Records.

 Johanna Weidenborner, Katey Lutz, & Mandy Pula - Each completed all five modules in Power of One.

MN State FCCLA Meeting April 2012

Gold Medals:

Johanna Weidenborner & Cassie Vollhaber - National Advancer - Chapter Service Manual, Sr.; Mitchell Nistler & Joseph Weidenborner - National Advancer - Applied Technology, Sr.; Katey Lutz & Al Nistler - MN Alternate in Applied Technology, Sr. Conquering Concussions. Mandy Pula, Alisha Gehlert & Danielle Nistler - MN Alternate in National Programs in Action, Sr. Beating Domestic Violence. Mark Geerdes & Kelly Heck - MN Alternate in Chapter Showcase Manual, Sr. Cross The Line / Be Extraordinary. Jarrett Burns & Brenin Head - Perfect Score 100! See What We've Done, Sr. - Dr. Seuss' Birthday Bash. Breanna Corbin - Recycle and Redesign, Jr. All Tied Up - Necktie dress. Mandy, Alisha & Danielle applied for National Community Service Award.

Academic Letters: Katey Lutz (3), Mark Geerdes (2), Mitchell Nistler (2), Al Nistler (1), Johanna Weidenborner (1), Cassie Vollhaber

 

2010-2011                   2011 Anaheim, CA

Katey Lutz - State Advancer to Nationals in Focus on Children, Sr. Resolve It - Conflict Resolution. National Gold

Kristi Geerdes, Megan Poxlietner, & Caitlyn Duresky - State Alternate to Nationals in Chapter Service Manual, Sr. Kelliher Library & Information Center (did not attend Nationals)

Mark Geerdes, Brenin Head & Jarrett Burns - State Alternate to Nationals in National Programs in Action, Jr. Sleep and Teens (did not attend Nationals)

Alyssa Daken, Christina Grundmeier, & Megan Hudec - State Alternate to Nationals in Entrepreneurship, Jr. Bow Wow Biscuits. Attended Nationals as Room Consultants

Academic Letters - Kristi Geerdes (2), Megan Poxleitner (2), Caitlyn Duresky (1), Katey Lutz (2), Mark Geerdes (1), Mitchell Nistler (1)

 

2009-2010                2010 Chicago, IL

Mark Geerdes, Al Nistler, & Mitchell Nistler - State Advancer to Nationals in Applied Technology, Jr. Final Addresses. National Gold

Cassie Vollhaber & Katey Lutz - State Alternates to Nationals in Chapter Showcase Manual, Sr. Our Canvas - (did not attend Nationals)

 

2008-2009     2009 Nashville, TN

Alisha Gehlert Region 7 President

 

2007-2008   21 members 

2008 Orlando, FL

Kristi Geerdes, Megan Poxleitner & Caitlyn Duresky - State Advancer to Nationals in Applied Technology, Jr. Where Are They Now. National Silver

Charlie Schuh Region 7 President

Alisha Gehlert Region 7 Vice President

Academic Letters - Kristi Geerdes (1) , Megan Poxleitner (1)

 

2006-2007      18 members

 

 2005-2006       Membership not available   

2006 Nashville, TN

Kristi Geerdes and Megan Poxleitner - State Advance to Nationals in Focus on Children, Jr. Elementary Reading Program. National Gold.

Lisa Mayers - State Alternate to Nationals in Career Investigation, Jr.

 

2004-2005         17 members   

2005 Anaheim, CA

Matthew Rabe and Kayla Poxleitner - State Advancer to Nationals in Applied Technology, Sr. Mission Possible - Character Development . National Gold

Academic Letters - Matthew Rabe (4), Kayla Poxlietner (1)

 

2003-2004          14 members  

2004 Chicago, IL

Matthew Rabe - State Advancer in Career Investigation, Sr. Pilot - National Silver

Academic Letters - Matthew Rabe (3)

 

2002-2003            23 members. Ultimate Leadership Experience tagline was adopted

 

  2003 Philadelphia, PA

Matthew Rabe - Region 9 Vice President

Roxanne Rabe, Matthew Rabe & Trent Pink - State Advancers in Chapter Showcase, Sr. The View Book - National Gold.

Roxanne Rabe, Jon Dahl & Matthew Rabe - State Alternates in Applied Technology, Sr. Character Development. $750 Scholarship to Johnson & Wales University.

Academic Letters 2003 - Roxanne Rabe (4), Jon Dahl (3), Matthew Rabe (2), Rachel Nistler (1), Amy Geerdes (1), Dana Lucas (1).

 

2001-2002         18 members  

       2002 Minneapolis, MN

Jon Dahl Region 9 Treasurer

Roxanne Rabe Member of State Resource and Development Team

Matthew Rabe - State Advancer in Entrepreneurship, Jr. Matt's Mowing. National Gold.  Member State Creative PR Team

Roxanne Rabe, RaeAnn Nistler, Teresa Geerdes - State Advancer in Applied Technology, Sr. Stress. National Gold

Academic Letters 2002 - Roxanne Rabe (3), Teresa Geerdes (2), RaeAnn Nistler (2), Jon Dahl (2), Lance Nistler (2), Matthew Rabe (1), Derek Nistler (1).

 

2000-2001          17 members  

 2001 Anaheim, CA

RaeAnn Nistler - Region 9 President

Katrina Dahl - Peer Educating Peer Squad Member

Roxanne Rabe - State Resource and Development Team

Jon Dahl, Lance Nistler & Derek Nistler - State Advancers in Skills for Life, Jr. Taming the Tiger of Stress - National Gold

Matthew Rabe & Ryan Green - State Advancers in Applied Technology, Jr. Safety - National Gold

Roxanne Rabe & Rachel Green - State Alternates to Nationals - Chapter Showcase Manual, Sr.

Academic Letters 2001 - Jody Neft (2), Roxanne Rabe (2), RaeAnn Nistler (1), Teresa Geerdes (1), Jon Dahl (1), & Lance Nistler (1)

 

1999-2000         29 members    

1999 at the Boston Leadership Meeting FHA (Future Homemakers of America) was officially change to FCCLA (Family, Career, Community Leaders of America).

  2000 Orlando, FL

Roxanne Rabe & Sonja Hoyum - State Advancers in Chapter Showcase Manual, Sr. Impact Statement. National Gold.

Lance Nistler & Jon Dahl - State Advancers in Skills for Life, Jr. - Sleep: It Is Essential - National Gold

Jody Neft & Teresa Geerdes - State Alternates in Chapter Service Manual, Sr. - Tree Planing.

Roxanne Rabe & Bernadette Frenzel - State Alternates in Applied Technology, Jr. - Resiliency (Bernadette did not attend Nationals)

Roxanne Rabe - Region 9 President 2000-2001

Academic Lettering was introduced to the Kelliher FLA/FCCLA Chapter in 2000. To earn a letter, members must earn 4 Regional Gold Medals or 2 State Gold Medals.

Academic Letters 2000 - Roxanne Rabe (1) & Jody Neft (1)

 

1998-1999               24 members 

1999 Boston, MA

Roxanne Rabe & Brittani Giese - State Advancer to Nationals - Entrepreneurship, Jr. Bead It. Kelliher's first Gold at Nationals.

Matthew Rabe - Chapter Representative

 

1997-1998              29 members      

 1998 New Orleans, LA

D.J. Pink, Jared Shogren & Nathan Heim - State Alternates in Entrepreneurship, Sr. Up North Butlers

 

1996-1997   38 members   

1997    Minnesota FHA changed its name to FLA (Future Leaders of America).             

 1997 San Diego, CA

D.J. Pink - Region 9 Vice President

Roxanne Rabe - Chapter Representative

1995-1996   27 members

1994-1995       32 members

 

  1995 Washington, D.C.

Brandon Pink - Region 9 Vice President

Karilynn Spinabella - State Alternate in Applied Technology, Special Needs Cookbook.

 

1993-1994      26 members,   

1992-1993      32 members.   

1991-1992      13 members.  1991 Fall Vicky Rabe was hired as FACS teacher and FCCLA Advisor

1990-1991       17 members, Jean Chaffin Advisor

 

1989-1990       12 members, Jean Chaffin Advisor

 

1988-1989       16 members, Julie Herrity Advisor

 

1987-1988       7 members, Julie Herrity Advisor

 

1986-1987       21 members, Laurie Stomberg Advisor

 

1985-1986       No Yearbook information

 

1984-1985       No Yearbook information

 

1983-1984       No Yearbook information

 

1983    July, STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Competitive Events are added to FHA.

 

1982-1983       17 members, Judy Larson Advisor

 

1981-1982       32 members, Judy Larson Advisor

 

1980-1981       20 members, Sonja Knapp Advisor

 

1979-1980       37 members, Sonja Knapp Advisor

 

1978-1979       No Yearbook information.

 

1977-1978       49 members, Terry Wilson Advisor

 

1976-1977       No Yearbook information.

 

1975-1976       37 members, Lillie Lattimer Advisor

 

1974-1975       29 members, Barbara Reid Advisor

 

1973-1974       39 members, Joan Proza Advisor

 

1972-1973       42 members, Joan Proza Advisor

 

1971-1972       45 members, Joan Proza Advisor   check this ????

 

1970-1971       43 members, Sandy Samuelson Advisor

 

1969-1970       48 members, JoAnn Blanchard Advisor

 

1968-1969       19 Senior FHA members, 26 Junior FHA members, Patsy Walters Advisor

 

1967-1968       Unable to view Yearbook – damaged file

 

1966-1967       Yearbook not scanned beyond Senior Class photo

 

1965-1966      29 members, Alice Giffey Advisor

 

1964-1965       Unable to view Yearbook – damaged file

 

1963-1964       26 members, Alice Giffey Advisor

 

1962-1963       15 members, Alice Giffey Advisor

 

1961-1962       26 members, Alice Giffey Advisor

 

1960-1961       26 members, Alice Giffey Advisor

 

1959-1960       24 members, Alice Giffey Advisor

 

1958-1959       Unable to view – damaged file

 

1957-1958       Unable to view – damaged file

 

1956-1957       13 members, Lorraine Anderson Advisor

 

1955-1956       11 members, Lorraine Anderson Advisor

 

1954-1955       13 members, Lorraine Anderson Advisor

 

1954    Kelliher FHA (Future Homemakers of America) was created

 

June 1945 National FHA was formed in Chicago, IL.

 

 

 

Membership and advisor information was taken from Kelliher School Yearbooks, the year of the yearbook is in bold font. Yearbooks are listed by year in the Alumni section of the Kelliher School Website.