Future Business Leaders of America Begin the New School Year Helping American Red Cross with a Blood Drive

The Bowdon High School FBLA kicked off the new school year by hosting a summer blood drive. The American Red Cross set up in Ava Sewell Hall Lobby where students, faculty, and the community came out to give blood. FBLA members manned the sign in desk and the canteen. The American Red Cross offers scholarship money based on the amount of pints collected.

2018 NLC Winner

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference was held from June 27 to July 2 in Baltimore, Maryland. Participants from across the United States and abroad attended this exciting conference to enhance their business skills, expand their networks, and participate in more than 65 business and business-related competitive events.

Kasfia Kazi from Parkview High School in Lilburn received national recognition at the FBLA Awards of Excellence Program on July 2, bringing home a fourth place trophy in Hospitality Management along with two student from Brookwood High School. The Hospitality Management event consists of the submission of both an online test and a group presentation with judges. “I am glad that I was blessed with the chance to go to the Future Business Leaders of America National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. It was such a thrilling experience, and I hope I can come back next year!” said Kazi, Parkview FBLA’s president.

The award was part of a comprehensive national competitive events program sponsored by FBLA-PBL that recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. In addition to competitions, students immersed themselves in interactive workshops, visited an information-packed exhibit hall, and heard from motivational speakers on a broad range of business topics.

Coffee Middle FBLA Donates Art Supplies

Coffee Middle School FBLA chapter donates art supplies to a local elementary school in Douglas, Georgia. Coffee County Schools are embracing STEAM/STEM initiatives encouraging students to develop their creative minds. Art classes are being introduced into the elementary schools in Coffee County. With supplies in need, Coffee Middle FBLA, joined together with another CTSO and purchased art supplies for students grades pre-K to 5th to enjoy learning and creating works of Art. It is the hope of Coffee Middle FBLA that other CTSO’s will join in and adopt a local elementary in the county to help supply them with necessary art supplies.

Cook High FBLA Officers Branching Out and Emerging for Success

The FBLA officers at Cook High School are preparing for the new 2018-2019 year. After attending SLOTS, the officers decided to work several days before school began to get ready for the new year. They planned and created a new bulletin board using the theme “Branching Out with FBLA.” The bulletin board will be in place when new ninth graders and parents tour the school. The FBLA officers will take advantage of the orientation to recruit new members by setting up a station and handing out brochures about FBLA.

The officers for the new year include: Phoebe Burgman – President, Amanda Castro – Vice-President, Destinee Walker – Secretary, Jaina Patel – Treasurer, and Aydana Quiva – Reporter. The officers are full of ideas for socials, service projects, FBLA Week, and fundraising and are very excited to emerge as the new force at Cook High School.

Bleckley County High School Recognized with Top Honors at FBLA National Leadership Conference in Baltimore

More than 9,200 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to Maryland to Elevate Their Futures as they competed for the opportunity to win more than $175,000 in cash awards.

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference was held June 28–July 1 in Baltimore. Participants from across the United States and abroad attended this exciting conference to enhance their business skills, expand their networks, and participate in more than 70 business and business-related competitive events.

Tucker F. from Bleckley County High School in Cochran, Georgia received national recognition at the FBLA Awards of Excellence Program on July 1. Tucker competed in Agribusiness and brought home sixth place.

The award was part of a comprehensive national competitive events program sponsored by FBLA-PBL that recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. For many students, the competitive events are the capstone activity of their academic careers. In addition to competitions, students immersed themselves in interactive workshops, visited an information-packed exhibit hall, and heard from motivational speakers on a broad range of business topics.