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Elsberry FBLA attends State Leadership Conference

Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:45 am

EHS FBLA students placing at state competition were: Kimmie Croxville, Spreadsheet Applications, Braden Spratt and Anne Heintzelman, Business Presentation.

Members of the Elsberry Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently attended the 2013 Missouri FBLA Leadership Conference held on April 21, 22, and 23 in Columbia, Missouri.

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. is a national organization that serves over 225,000 high school, college, and professional members. Missouri FBLA is a state association of FBLA-PBL with 15,442 members in 403 chapters across the state, the second largest chapter in the nation. The FBLA-PBL mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

Over 3,000 members and advisers representing 403 chapters throughout the state met to elect state officers, transact business of the state chapter, participate in leadership and career workshops, and compete in the state leadership awards program.

Winning recognition at the state conference were: Kimberly Croxville with 3rd place in Spreadsheet Applications. In Business Presentation with 5th place was Anne Heintzelman and Braden Spratt. Other delegates representing Elsberry at the state competitive leadership conference were: Jacob Sabella-Cyber Security (11th place) and as a team member with Mason Cameron, and Ethan Miller in Network Design (10th place), Alexandrea Hogarth, Lexie Parker, Sheyana Curtis, Bo Young and Brendan O’Driscoll also participated at the state level. Judy Gomel is the local chapter adviser and accompanied the students to the conference.

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