More than 1,300 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to the Peach State to connect with top future business leaders and showcase their talents as they competed for the opportunity to make it onto the national stage.
The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference was held June 27-30 in Atlanta, GA. 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 100 business and business-related events. Nine students from Stanley High School qualified to attend this year’s conference in a record breaking eight events for our local organization.
Aryanna received national recognition at the FBLA Awards of Excellence Program on June 30. Aryanna competed in Computer Applications and brought home eighth place. Seven other events from Stanly also competed at this conference: Ava, Ella, Corra, and Reagan in Parliamentary Procedure, Ian (State Social Media Coordinator) in Journalism, Macee in Future Business Leader, Ava and Reagan in Partnership with Business, Ella and Corra in American Enterprise Project, Salomeea in Multimedia and Website Design, and Caleb in Data Analysis.
The Stanley FBLA Chapter was eighth in the nation for points in the Middle School Merit award. Our high school chapter received a Gold Seal and Silver Champion honors.
In addition to attending and competing at the conference, Stanley members were able to enjoy the city of Atlanta by going to Six Flags, visiting World of Coke, and other activities. We would like to thank the community for their support of FBLA and a special thank you to our business sponsors: Aspire Credit Union, CS Welding LLC, Dean Trucking, EOG, Foremost Well Service, Gustafson Septic Service, Inc., Hermanson Veterinary Service, MWEC, Norman R. Mell & Assoc., P.C., Optometry Clinic of Stanley, Paradise Enterprises, Pinnacle, RTC Networks, and Stanley Dental.