On Thursday, April 5th through Saturday, April 7th, several FBLA students attended the State FBLA Conference in Omaha. Nearly 2,500 FBLA members from across the state of Nebraska were in attendance. The conference consisted of the judging of projects that were completed by a few Wilcox-Hildreth chapter members, as well as testing in a desired category. If a student placed in the top 3 of their chosen test field or project area, they would be rewarded with a trip to the National FBLA Conference being held this summer in Baltimore, Maryland. The students were also able to attend seminars that had a focus of “Elevating Your Future”. As the conference wound down, our local FBLA members were nervous to hear the results of everybody’s projects and tests during the three hour awards ceremony held on Saturday. The results are as follows –
E-Business, 5th Place – A team consisting of Riley P., Brooke G. and Kathryn P, in which they built a website from the ground up for a company that sold and shipped fresh produce to your door placed 5th.
Publication Design, 7th Place – A team made up of Jordyn P. and Abby Q. created several advertising medias for the same company described above. They made posters, business cards and brochures which landed them a 7th Place certificate.
Our local FLBA advisor and business teacher, Mary Martin, also received an Advisor Service Award in honor of her five years of dedication to FBLA.
Congratulations to all of our Wilcox-Hildreth FBLA members on a fantastic year of raising the bar on what it means to be a businessmen and businesswomen as well as donating their time and raising money for causes bigger than themselves.