The Ste. Genevieve High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) recently competed in the organization’s District Leadership Conference.
Eighteen members from the chapter competed in a variety of business subjects. Competitions include objective tests, presentations and projects. Medals were awarded to those who placed fifth or better.
The students, and their placements, were:
- Emily Abt, junior, received first place in electronic career portfolio.
- Virginia Akins, sophomore, placed in three events by finishing fifth in economics, fourth in introduction to parliamentary procedure, and second in introduction to public speaking.
- Ashley Armstrong, junior, placed 15th in business communications and seventh in cybersecurity, as well as economics.
- Alina Bader, sophomore, ranked second in spreadsheet applications and fifth in word processing.
- Molly Bahr, sophomore, placed fourth in introduction to business procedures (medalist).
- Katie Beck, junior, ranked first place in job interview.
- Kylee Bouse, senior, placed third in management decision-making and sixth in computer applications.
- Sophomores Breanna Boyd and Ali Werner received second place for their business financial plan.
- Katie Filer, sophomore, took 10th place in computer applications.
- Emma Fisher, sophomore, placed first in graphic design.
- Cami Grass, junior, placed eighth in cybersecurity and 12th in organizational leadership.
- Jennifer Humbolt, senior, received eighth place in accounting I.
- Lana Kemper, freshman, placed eighth in introduction to business and 10th in introduction to financial math.
- Brittney Kreitler, sophomore, took fourth place in spreadsheet applications and third in word processing.
- Tristan Orine, sophomore, placed seventh in introduction to business procedures.
- Hannah Reeves, sophomore, took fourth place in journalism.
- Annie Yang, sophomore, ranked fourth in personal finance and ninth in introduction to business (medalist in Personal Finance).
Ten students — Emily Abt, Virginia Akins, Alina Bader, Katie Beck, Molly Bahr, Breanna Boyd, Emma Fisher, Hannah Reeves, Ali Werner and Annie Yang — will move on to compete at the State Leadership Conference in Springfield, Missouri, on Monday, April 15, and Tuesday, April 16.
(Information in a news release from the Ste. Genevieve R-II School District.)