Future Business Leaders of America attend Regional Leadership Conference

Merrill High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members competed at Midstate Technical College on Saturday, Feb. 2. While at the conference members attended an opening session by Mr. Mark Weddig, Principal at Pittsville High School and then competed in their events. FBLA has over 60 events for members to choose from. Students can take a written test on economics or give a presentation on Business Ethics. Students prepare for this day by studying and taking practice exams.
Students who place in the top 3 of each event earn the right to compete at the State Leadership Conference. This year’s State Leadership Conference is being held in Wisconsin Dells on April 15 & 16. Students who have competed are on their way to Igniting Innovation.
Merrill FBLA members who participated include: Justin Berry, Public Speaking II, 2nd place; Lauren Case, Intro. to Business, 4th place; Hunter Diels, Entrepreneurship, 4th place; Mitchell Finnegan, Hospitality Management, 7th place; Brady Holt, Marketing, 6th place; Joshua Howen, Personal Finance, 6th place; Nicholas Jameson, Emerging Business Issues, 3rd place; Lucas Kleinschmidt, Hospitality Management, 4th place; Jonathan LaValley, Entrepreneurship, 4th place; Roberto Pecina, Marketing, 6th place; James Rasmussen, Emerging Business Issues, 3rd place; Nicole Rehwinkel, Healthcare Administration, 1st place; Corey Rodriguez, Emerging Business Issues, 3rd place; Alex Roth, Entrepreneurship, 4th place; Robert Shattuck, Cyber Security, 2nd place; Daneeca Stewart, Future Business Leader, 3rd place; Sara Zastrow, Accounting II, 3rd place.

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