Clear Spring students take part in FBLA conference

April 02, 2007

The 51st annual State Leadership Conference for the Future Business Leaders of America held March 22 to 24 at the Clarion Inn in Hagerstown brought together 750 high-school students from across Maryland.

Students who qualified at regional competitions in February gathered to put their knowledge and skills in more than 40 competitive events to the test.

Eighteen members of the Clear Spring High School FBLA participated in the conference and the competition.

All first- and secondplace winners qualified to compete at the national FBLA conference, being held June 28 to July 1 in Chicago.

The Clear Spring High School FBLA chapter is under the direction of Karen Teach.

Conference results for Clear Spring High School

Special award for Vocational Education Week - second place

· Chapter scrapbook - first place

· Business calculations - Jordan Winters, first place; Kyle Byrne, ninth place

· Business communications - Laura Canfield, 10th place

· Business ethics - Team of Heaven Burkhammer, Samantha Owens and Kelsey Capezuto, 10th place


· Business procedures - Becca Slate, second place

· Economics - Kyle Reese, fifth place

· Emerging business issues - Team of Jeremy Spangler and Mandi Crowl, sixth place

· Future business leader - Donnie Harkcom, seventh place

· Impromptu speaking - Theresa Mills, ninth place

· Public Speaking II - Andrea Robison, third place

· Word Processing I - Dylan Baker, eighth place

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