Bourbon County High School, Paris, Kentucky was selected to receive the 2017 National Runner Up Families First Award, sponsored by Family Career and Community Leards of America (FCCLA).
Families First is a peer education program, created by FCCLA, designed to teach students how family relationships improve through communication, respect, cooperation and sharing, coping with challenges, and taking responsibility for decisions. As the national Runner Up, the Bourbon County High School FCCLA chapter will receive a $500 award, presented at the 2017 FCCLA National Leadership Conference, July 2 - 6 in Nashvile, TN. The Bourbon County Chapter was the only chapter in Kentucky to receive this honor.
The Chapter officers and members dedicated their time throughout the school year to supervise and take care of the childcare for mothly MOPS meetings at Bedford Acres Christian Church in Paris, KY. The members and officers planned activities, carried out activities, fed the children dinner, and took care of all the needs of the children. This was a Practice in Parenting for the students. The Culinary program has also be recognized as a Program of Distinction. They are now eligible to be an Elite Top 50 program in the nation for Culinary. This is the 3rd year they have been nominated.