Picture from left to right Hudson Fuller, Amy Splinter, Sadie Streff, Sarah Weisbrod, Gunnar Kvistad. Also shown separately is Tavie Guzman who took 4th out of 49 in the Job Interview Event.



Clark, SD -- Kudos today to Clark High School the group of Clark, South Dakota High School students who just returned home from Anaheim, California with first place national honors in the FCCLA National Quiz Bowl. The Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America are a national career and technical student organization that provides students with personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities. They do this through family and consumer sciences education. The School’s team adviser is Tammie Paulson who has been teaching at Clark for 21 years. She said the FCCLA National Quiz Bowl featured teams from all over the nation and Clark High School brought home first place. Paulson said the team qualified for the national competition back in November.

She said it was nerve wracking to watch the students compete, but that it was a lot of fun for the competitors because you have to buzz in fast and know a lot of random information in many different areas.

Their goal this year was to just make it on stage.

She talked about the competition.

Clark has taken the state title four years running.

Here are the names of the students and their field of expertise: Sarah Weisbrod- Personal Finance; Amy Splinter- Personal Health and Wellness; Sadie Streff- Technology; Gunnar Kvistad- Consumer Rights; and Hudson Fuller- Environment. Another Clark Student also did very well at the national competition. Tavie Guzman took 4th place nationally out of 49 states in the job interview event.

The National Meeting was held in Anaheim CA June 30-July 4th. Next year’s competition is in Washington DC.