York Community High School

Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)




Click HERE for the NTHS Application


The application, and required accompanying materials are due by 2/24/2017.


Please turn materials in to Mr. Ross in Industrial Technology or Mrs. Albert in FCS. 


Applicants will be notified of acceptance in March. 

An induction ceremony will take place in April. 


National NTHS Website




Family and Consumer Sciences

Career and Technical Education Division

Family and Consumer Science Department

Office: A122

Family and Consumer Science Teachers

Family and Consumer Science Teachers

L to R: Laurie Foss, Ashley McDonough, Rachael Marten, Lindsey Goldsmith, Wendy Albert, Sarah Marik

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Congratulations FCCLA Regional Competitors

Congratulations to York students who participated in the Family Career and Community Leaders of America regional competitions at College of Dupage on February 3rd and February 10th. FCCLA is a Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education. Students developed presentations, demonstrated skills, and showcased knowledge in areas such as nutrition, fashion, food production and design, children's literature, interior design, and professional careers. Students received individual awards based on their overall score. Additionally the “Most Outstanding” (MO) distinction was awarded to the student who had the most exemplary project/performance out of all the competitors in their competition category.


The following students received first place in their competition category: Olivia Becker (MO), Jenna Gallichio (MO), Jamie Killian (MO), Caitlyn Rambo, Elena Vezmar (MO), Meghan Sly, Julianna Gecsey (MO), Allison Evans (MO), Christine Millins, Lauren Noonan, Sophie Ward, and Sarah Pinkowski.


The following students received second place in their competition category: Samantha Flesch, Clarissa Gecsey, Elizabeth Benvenuto, Emily Schlecht, Elena Coletta, Nina Fabrizius, Ally Geary, Aileen Horn, Aleksija Iglendza, Ella Pittman, Kylie Travers, Mei Giuffre, Jolene Gundrum, Madison Miller, Gabriella Purpora, Katie Strawbridge, Kaitlyn Templeman, Ally Bassing, Ellaby Rohde, Iqra Shaikh, and Ayanna Johnson.

The following students received third place in their competition category: Allison Stramel, Kevin Homan, Isabella Lopiano, Annaliese Bartuch, and Stephanie Monaco.

Learn more about our La Brigade Restaurant program!

View the video below to learn more about the La Brigade Restaurant and Food and Restaurant Managment course.

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Division Course Offerings 2017-2018

Contact Us

Career and Technical Education
Division Chair

Wendy Albert
(630) 617-2408
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Department Secretary
Karen Hourihan
(630) 617-2416
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Department Teachers

Albert, Wendy
Career Tech Ed Division Chair, La Brigade Restaurant walbert@elmhurst205.org
Foss, Laurie
Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher lfoss@elmhurst205.org
Goldsmith, Lindsey
Family and Consumer Science Teacher lgoldsmith@elmhurst205.org
Marik, Sarah
Family & Consumer Science Teacher smarik@elmhurst205.org
Marten, Rachael
Family and Consumer Science Teacher rmarten@elmhurst205.org
McDonough, Ashley
Family and Consumer Science Teacher amcdonough@elmhurst205.org

How to ACHIEVE in FCS!

FCS Students - looking to make the most out of your FCS classroom experience?  CLICK HERE  for more information about teacher expectations for student work during lab time, individual work time, group work time, and teacher lead instruction! 

Special Programs Application Timeline and Information for 2017-2018 School Year

Please review the information below and submit all appropriate applications by the deadlines indicated. Students wishing to receive priority consideration for a parking spot due to enrollment in ...more