Award Opportunities

NEW – Chapter Awards and Recognition – DUE March 1

Chapter of Distinction Award.  Every chapter is encouraged to participate in the Chapter of Distinction award.  There are three award levels, bronze, silver and gold.  Bronze Level – recognizes chapters that have reached a baseline of achievement.  Silver Level – recognizes chapters that go beyond the bronze level. Gold Level is the highest level, these are our top chapters showing excellence in all areas.  Each level is designed to give chapters a benchmark for success and future improvement, leading to stronger chapters and more prepared students. Chapters that complete the Chapter of Distinction application are eligible to apply for the Chapter of the Year Award.  Both applications are in one form for your convenience.


Chapter of the Year Award.  Any chapter that has completed the Chapter of Distinction Award is eligible to apply for the Chapter of the Year Award. This award showcases the exemplary accomplishments of a chapter, including but not limited to, membership growth, community service, leadership development and more.   All applications will be reviewed by a committee and the top chapter will receive the NMAA banner to hang in their school.

FCCLA Chapter of Distinction and Chapter of the Year Applications, 9-1-21

Pin & T-Shirt Design Contest

At the FCCLA National Conference, students from across the nation trade lapel pins in order to promote camaraderie between the state delegations and highlight their state’s uniqueness.   Open to all active FCCLA members in the state, students have the opportunity to design the trading pin for NM FCCLA.  The winning design will receive recognition in the NM FCCLA State Leadership Conference program, a certificate and a prize to be given during the State Leadership Conference opening session.

Deadline: November 10
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Educated Advisor Award

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recognizes the accomplishments of a current chapter adviser of FCCLA who has gone above and beyond the in their professional development activities and participation throughout the school year. Use the Educated Adviser Credit Verification form to keep track of CEU/PDU hours for verification and qualification.
Deadline: February 1

Master Advisor

The Master Adviser Award recognizes advisers who have been successful in: advising an affiliated chapter for a minimum of three years, promoting the organization, operating an integrated chapter with a balanced program of work, facilitating youth-centered activities, and keeping abreast of new happenings within the organization.
Deadline: Nominations to State Office are due February 1