On March 8, Madison County ATC/MCHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members and advisers visited Eastern Kentucky University to attend the Region 6 FBLA Regional Competitive Conference. Students were able to compete in their chosen events, campaign for regional office, and attend the talent show. This year’s students were highly successful and FBLA is proud to announce the local winners and their events.
FIRST PLACE WINNERS: Drew Evans, Word Processing II; Liridon Gashi, Kestrin Isufi, and Luis Cornelio-Rodriquez, Global Business team; Andrew Harmon and Austin Hendrix, Management Information Systems Team; Brittani Montgomery, Computer Applications.
SECOND PLACE WINNERS: Haley Barnes, Website Design; Abbie Brumfield and Jade Ellison, Community Service Project; Drew Evans, Matt Hall, and Jeremy Meade, Management Decision Making Team; Chance Hardin, Spreadsheet Applications; Brittani Montgomery, Public Speaking II; Dominic Parks, Mr. FBLA.
THIRD PLACE WINNERS: Kelsey Bush, Shayla Whitson, and Zach Owsley, Entrepreneurship Team; Tyler Estes, Computer Problem Solving; Ella Martin, Word Processing I; and Jason Meade, Business Math.
ELECTED: Region 6 Secretary, Brittani Montgomery.
These winners will compete April 8-10 in Louisville at the FBLA State Conference. First-third place winners at the state conference will be eligible to travel to Anaheim, California to attend the National FBLA Conference in June. The advisers of FBLA would like to congratulate all the winners on their hard work and determination represented by earning these awards.
FBLA is the largest career student organization in the world. The Regional Conference recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. Madison County ATC/MCHS FBLA is offered through the Office Systems Technology Department located at Madison County ATC and currently has 77 student members. FBLA actively participates in competition, community service, leadership development, and career exploration.
This article was written and submitted by FBLA member and Madison County ATC/MCHS Senior Brianna Hembree. Special thanks to the KY Tech Madison County ATC Principal, Mr. Doug West and the Madison County Board of Education for their support and encouragement of student organizations, EKU for hosting the Regional Conference, and local business owners and managers for their support and donations.