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    When I was just a little boy, middle school - sixth grade to be exact, I was enrolled in a class called Family and Consumer Sciences. I did not understand what this “Family and Consumer Science “ class was all about. I had previously heard about it from people who had already taken the class. However, they mentioned the class as Home-EC. It was my job to find out what this class was really all about. It turns out Family and Consumer Science class was just a fancy set of words for cooking class. At the time as an eleven year old boy, I had no interest in cooking. Why would I need to cook? That's what my mom was for. I never had to cook for myself in my entire life. At the time the class was teaching me all of these techniques - whisking eggs,…

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    to be the Manager of the Business Development Center at Lexus of Orland. She has worked for Lexus for over four years. Prior to accepting the BDC manager positon she worked in the same department as a Customer Service Representative. She has chosen to make this change because of the current issue her family has recently faced. Unfortunately, after being employed with the same company for over twenty years her husband was laid off from his career. Lori stated, “It was such shocking news, after…

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    The mission of Family and consumer science is to provide leadership and support for professionals whose work assists individuals, families, and communities in making informed decisions about their well-being, relationships, and resources to achieve optimal quality of life (Kato, 2008). The Body of Knowledge is what Family and Consumer Science live by. When it comes to the body of knowledge of family and consumer science professionals there are certain characteristics they all possess. First and…

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    Heber Springs Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) was well represented at the National Leadership Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee July ?-?. Six HSHS members were able to attend and further their leadership skills: Kylie Green (State Vice-President of Public Relations), Olivia Candau, Lynea Cutshall, Lauren Cutshall, Valley Cantrell, and Jacob Cantrell. They were accompanied by FCCLA Adviser Lori Cantrell. Over 7500 attended the conference. State Officer Kylie Green…

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    Not All Labels Are A Bad Thing In our society we label everything, how many calories in a candy bar, how many feet in a mile how, many people live in a city, yet we can 't label a GMO food as it is. For clarity, a GMO or genetically modified organism is an organism whose genome has been altered by the techniques of genetic engineering so that its DNA contains one or more genes not normally found in the organism. Gmo 's are controversial because they are relatively new, and the long-term…

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    basketball team, in the honor society, vice president of student government and vice president of student class. “I loved high school, I was involved in a lot of school activities; I modeled and I was president of the science club,” said Tamara. After graduating the twins pursued an education from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, located in Los Angeles, California. A year- plus into their studies Tiara was faced with health concerns that encouraged…

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    The Columbus State Community College offers a large brand portfolio. It currently manages over 80 majors in the degree of the Associate of Applied Sciences. In addition, the school has expanded in such a way that not only provides associate degrees, but also short-term training opportunities and continued learning which makes the dissemination of its brand hierarchy model a bit complex. As defined in the book Pearson Custom Business Resources, “the highest level of the hierarchy technically…

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    American consumer? Even though advertising and marketing create positive awareness for products and help economic growth, advertising is definitely geared to manipulate the consumer. Modern commercial advertising strips many cultural customs of all purpose except to sell and make profit. This creates a consumer culture, culture is based on material objects and the process of purchasing them. America has a long and complicated history with commercial advertising and marketing, one which has…

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    In one study conducted by Cazilia Loibl and Patti J. Fisher from the Ohio State University and the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the authors looked at the implementation of personal finance standards in three different subjects, including social studies/economics, family and consumer sciences, and business education (Loibl and Fisher 17). All three of the classes had different approaches to the standards. Business education teachers spent more time on personal finance…

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    It has been several months since we have last communicated. During that time, my life as an eighth grade student has been extremely busy. Allow me to share with you a few of my activities. Beginning in January, I started taking volleyball lessons. In school, I am in the Ram Buddies program where I support other eighth grade students with special needs. Presently, I am selecting courses for my ninth grade curriculum. Recently, all students at the Spring-Ford Eighth grade center were presented…

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