C4 offers a number of student leadership opportunities. This is a list of the C4 organizations that offer leadership opportunities and, when available, a link to the organizations' national websites.C4 Student AmbassadorThe C4 Student Ambassadors are a group of students identified by their C4 teachers as leaders in their class. These students attend a one day team building and program familiarization retreat at the beginning of the school year. Throughout the year, these students are called upon by C4 administrators and staff to represent the program at various activities throughout the region. This may involve working at a Career Fair, participating in parent and student informational meetings and tours, assisting with the annual C4 Awards program, and other tasks involving the promotion of C4 opportunities.
At the center of CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, which puts teams of high school and middle school students in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. Through a series of online competition rounds, teams are given a set of virtual operating systems and are tasked with finding and fixing cybersecurity vulnerabilities while maintaining critical services.
https://www.uscyberpatriot.org/Family, Career and Community Leaders of AmericaThe C4 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a group of students representing the C4 Family and Consumer Science classes who participate in activities focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner, and community leader. Members develop skills for life through character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation. There are opportunites for FCCLA members to participate in competitions at local, state and national levels.Future Farmers of AmericaThe C4 Future Farmers of America (FFA) members participate in a number of community service projects as well as contests designed to encourage learning and leadership. FFA uses agricultural education to create real-world experiences offering students opportunities that change lives and prepare them for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.Health Occupations Students of AmericaThe C4 Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) organization provides its members opportunities for knowledge, skill, and leadership development helping students to meet the needs of the health care community. Activites include community services involving health care issues as well as local, state, and national competitions. The mission is to promote career opportunities in health care and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.SkillsUSAC4 SkillsUSA organization helps students to develop their knowledge and technical skills and also an attitude of sincere enthusiasm and passion in their educational path, in their career and in their relationships. Being in SkillsUSA is a learning and growing experience as members are motivated to be the best they can be in their technical skill development and personal/ professional development. Through local, state and national competitions SkillsUSA provides an opportunity for students to put into practice their teamwork skills, creativity, and project management.