Wayne State College

WSC Student Paige Nolan Elected as National Student Unit Officer for AAFCS

Published Friday, March 29th, 2024

Paige Nolan’s passion for family and consumer sciences has earned her national recognition.

Paige NolanWayne State College junior Paige Nolan of Humphrey has been elected as a national student unit officer for the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS).

Nolan’s responsibilities will include planning meetings, workshops, and projects for the year; encouraging members and conducting membership drives; making committee or special task force appointments; reading and preparing articles for publication in the “Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences,” and keeping adequate records of activities.

She will serve in the position through May 2025.

“I can’t wait to begin this new adventure and share my passion for family and consumer sciences,” said Nolan, a family and consumer sciences education major at Wayne State. “I’m grateful for the opportunity, and I wouldn’t have been in this position if it wasn’t for my advisor, Dr. Carol Erwin. I can say with confidence that she is one of the biggest supporters of all students majoring in family and consumer sciences.”

At Wayne State, Nolan is a member of Wayne State’s student chapter of AAFCS and has served as treasurer for two years. She has also been involved with the Student Senate, Christian Student Fellowship, and Alpha Lambda Delta.

Nolan was also on the student team that won first place in a national video and digital poster contest. The purpose of the contest was to create an original video or poster to deliver information about the value and impact of family and consumer sciences education for individuals, schools, and/or communities.

Nolan, a 2022 graduate of Humphrey High School, is the daughter of Kevin and Jen Nolan.