Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Future Business Leaders of America announces top students at national conference

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Ten students or teams from Maryland and 21 from Illinois placed in the top ten nationally in their respective events at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference held in San Antonio, Texas.

FBLA is designed to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Its primary objective is to develop strong, aggressive leadership in America’s future business men and women. FBLA is the national career technology student organization for secondary students.

And the winners are:

First place: Aneesh Agrawal, Centennial High School, Howard County Public Schools, Md., in Technology Concepts; and Kaitlyn Doyle, Henry Senachwine High School, in Henry, Ill., in the Job Interview event.

Second place: The team from Warren Township High School, in Gurnee, Ill., in the Local Chapter Annual Business Report event; and Chris Becker, Wauconda High School, Ill., in the Business Law event.

Third place: Ashley Boyte, East Leyden High School, in Franklin Park, Ill., in the Impromptu Speaking event; and Ben Nicholson, Mundelein High School, in Mundelein, Ill., in the Business Procedures event; and the team of Andrea Lichterman, Mandy Rodio, and Alex Schorr, Wauconda High School, in Wauconda, Ill., in the American Enterprise Project event; and the team of Laura Messerschmidt, Shanah Slade, Lake Zurich High School, in Lake Zurich, Ill., in the Emerging Business Issues event.

Fourth place: The team of Crystal Clanton, Kimberly Tsarpalas, Warren Township High School, in Gurnee, Ill., in the Business Presentation event; and April Young, Warren Township High School, in Gurnee, Ill., in the Accounting II event.

Fifth place: Barath Balu, River Hill High School, Howard County Public Schools, Md., in the Economics event; and Nishad Phadke, Libertyville High School, in Libertyville, Ill., in the Desktop Application Programming event; and Becky Cacioppo, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, in Lincolnshire, Ill., in the Introduction to Business event; and the team of Lisa Boris, Kevin Doherty, Akshay Ramachandran, Stevenson High School, in Lincolnshire, Ill., in the Banking & Financial Systems event; and the team of Jim Li, Jason Lin, David Park, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, in Aurora, Ill., in the Global Business event.

Sixth place: The team of Moriah Davidson, Katie Vitale, Michael Wise, Northern High School, Calvert County Public Schools, Md., in the Partnership with Business Project event; and the team of Jolie Huang, Joseph Zegar, Warren Township High School, in Gurnee, Ill., in the Digital Video Production event.

Seventh place: Thomas Cook, Carver Center for Arts & Technology, Baltimore County Public Schools, Md., in the Introduction to Business event; and Ronald Lewis, Saint Joseph High School, in Westchester, Ill., in the Public Speaking II event; and Jennifer Aronsohn, Warren Township High School, in Gurnee, Ill., in the Personal Finance event.

Eighth place: Robby Barlow, Warsaw High School, in Warsaw, Ill., in the Sports Management event.

Ninth place: Kaede Johnson, River Hill High School, Howard County Public Schools, Md., in the Economics event; and Chris Cygnus, Mundelein High School, in Mundelein, Ill., in the Introduction to Technology Concepts event; and Kathleen Morris, Libertyville High School, in Libertyville, Ill., in the Business Plan event.

Tenth place: The team of Cody Brightbill, Dylan Cincotta, Anish Gupta, River Hill High School, Howard County Public Schools, Md., in the Management Information Systems event; and the team of Priyanka Mangtani, Sasi Pandravada, Vernon Hills High School, in Vernon Hills, Ill., in the Business Plan event; and Alexander Eveland, Warren Township High School, in Gurnee, Ill., in the Business Law event.

Congratulations to all the winners! For more information about the Future Business Leaders of America organization, consult their website, here.

Paul Katulahttps://news.schoolsdo.org
Paul Katula is the executive editor of the Voxitatis Research Foundation, which publishes this blog. For more information, see the About page.

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