On January 17th, Ware County Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members traveled to Coffee County High School for the FBLA Region Leadership Conference, where 38 members competed in 23 events related to business and leadership. Thirty-four of the students placed in the top 10. Overall, WCHS FBLA had 11 first place winners, 11 second place winners, 6 third place winners, 1 fifth, 1 sixth, 1 seventh, 1 eighth, and 2 ninth place winners. Sixteen of the 34 automatically advance to the state finals on March 22 in Atlanta.
Placing first in their respective categories were: Anne Lin- Business Communications and also Computer Applications, Authur K./Joshdavid V./Ray K.- Digital Video Production, Alex C./Greta M.- Publication Design Keyla D./ Cheyenne C.- Social Media Campaign, Celina P.- Website Design, and Bhumi P.- Word Processing.
Second place winners included: Brianna C.- Electronic Career Portfolio, Sophia C./Ruby L.- Graphic Design, Aniiya W.- Personal Finance, Jelani R./ Nicole C.- Public Service Announcement, Maria M.- Publication Design, Cassidy W./ Maria M.- Social Media Campaign, Laweryn H.- Client Service, and Alex C.- Intro to Business Communications.
Placing third in their respective events were: Zikeerielle J.- Digital Video Production, Aisha J.- Emerging Business Issues,Marisa N./Tyler P.- Intro to Business Presentation, Bailey M.- Intro to Public Speaking, and Manav P.- Public Speaking.
Other Ware County students placing in the top ten were: 4th Place: Jenna W.- Sales Presentation and Manav P.- Political Science; Claire P.- 5th Place in Graphic Design, Grace L.- 6th in Personal Finance, Bhumi P.- 7th in Economics, Sophia C.- 8th in Introduction to Business Communication, and in 9th place were Arthur K.- Intro to Business Communications and Emilie H.- Intro to Financial Math.
The FBLA mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. The Ware County FBLA strives to bring the mission to life through application of the FBLA motto: Service, Education, and Progress.
Ware County FBLA Dominated Region Competition and takes Region 2 Overall Sweepstakes Champion title. Pictured are 22 of the 38 Region Competitors.
2018-2019 WCHS FBLA OFFICER TEAM
Back Row: L-R Kennia K., Anne L., Mrs. Lauren Carter (Adviser), Maria M., Bailey M.,
Front Row: Manav P.