Adult Awards

The Honorary Membership, Distinguished Service, and Outstanding School Administrator awards give recognition to adult leaders who have supported the FCCLA program in exemplary ways. They are presented annually at the State Leadership and Recognition Conference.


Honorary Membership is given to those who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of the FCCLA organization at the state level. The nomination form is available as a download below.

Click here for the State Honorary Membership Award Application
Due by January 15 to State President
(The state president’s name and address are listed under the State Executive Council page of this website)


The Distinguished Service Award is presented to individuals who have given significant support to the FCCLA program in a local chapter. The chapter must submit the nomination form, found as a download below, to the state association. The award will be given by the state, based on the chapter’s recommendation.

Click here for the State Distinguished Service Award Application
Due by January 15 to State President
(The state president’s name and address are listed under the State Executive Council page of this website)


The Outstanding School Administrator award recognizes local school administrators who consistently promote and support the FCCLA programs in their schools or school divisions. Nominations are made by FCCLA chapters and submitted to the state association for evaluation. The nomination form is found as a download below.

Click here for the School Administrator Award Application
Due by January 15 to State President
(The state president’s name and address are listed under the State Executive Council page of this website)


2022 Virginia FCCLA Honorary Members
Keith Bernstein ~ Friend and Supporter from Virginia Beach Convention Center, retired
Helen Fuqua ~ Retired as FCS Curriculum Specialist, Virginia Department of Education
Debbie Kilgore ~ Retired as Adviser at Gate City High School
Betty Powers ~ Retired as Adviser at Millbrook High School
Kathy Pullem ~ Friend and Supporter from Doubletree Hotel-Virginia Beach, retired
Jane Reynolds ~ Retired as Adviser at Lord Botetourt High School
George Willcox ~ Retired as CTE Director, Virginia Department of Education-posthumous award

2021 Virginia FCCLA Honorary Members
Jane Brown ~ Former Adviser at Powhatan High School
Beth Goforth ~ Retired as Adviser at Richlands High School
Donna Martz ~ Retired as Adviser at Broadway High School
Kathy Peery ~ Retired as Adviser at Graham Middle School
Rose Rogers ~ Retired as Adviser at Princess Anne High School

2020 Virginia FCCLA Honorary Members
Courtney Dyer ~ Friend and Supporter from Virginia Beach Convention Center, retired
Sharon Rhudy ~ Retired as Adviser at Tazewell High School
Susan von Schaack ~ Retired as Adviser at Lanier Middle School
Tonya Ward ~ Retired as Adviser at New Horizons Regional Education Center

2022 Virginia School Administrator Award
Dr. Eric Bond ~ Superintendent of Augusta County Schools
Tanya Miller ~ Principal at Page County Middle School
Leigh Ann Pettit ~ CTE Director of Page County Schools
Ali Wright ~ Assistant Principal of Stuarts Draft Middle School

2021 Virginia School Administrator Award
Donna Abernathy ~ Principal of Broadway High School
Dr. Timothy Johnson ~ Principal of Manor High School