FBLA Strong Showing for NERMS / PGHS

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) from Northeastern Randolph Middle School and Providence Grove High School attended Regionals on Saturday, December 5 in Chapel Hill. Three NERMS students earned first place in their events – Daisy Suarez in Career Explorations, Sydney Booth in Business Communications, and Diana Castro-Vasquez in FBLA Creed. Second place honors went to Gaby Gil in Public Speaking and Ayman Youness competed in Business Math.

Providence Grove High School’s seniors, Katie Melvin and Cole Bohnsack, each earned first place in their respective competitions. Katie placed first in Job Interview and Cole placed first in Public Speaking II.

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NERMS FBLA Competitors
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Cole Bonsack (Public Speaking II), Advisor Tony Joyce, and Katie Melvin (Job Interview)

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) is the largest career student organization in the world. Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 250,000 members prepare for careers in business. FBLA-PBL’s mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

*Source: http://www.fbla-pbl.org

WHS DECA

WHS students competed on Wednesday, December 2 in Burlington, NC at the NC DECA District 5 Marketing Competitive Events Conference (MCEC). DECA is an international association of high school and college students and teachers of marketing and related fields. The US Department of Education recognizes DECA as one of ten Career and Technical Student Organizations. With nearly a 70-year history, DECA has impacted the lives of more than ten million students, educators, schools administrators and business professionals since it was founded in 1946.

Wheatmore High School’s Kadie Miller won a medallion for a Top 12 finish in the Apparel & Accessories written exam. Other competitors scored proficient in their categories as follows:

Ben Clements-Retail Merchandising
Michael Fields-Retail Merchandising
Cameron Frazier-Retail Merchandising
Corey Hudgins-Retail Merchandising
Kadie Miller-Apparel & Accessories
Mitchel Shaffer-Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Scotty Spicer-Retail Merchandising
Julian Zimmerman-Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Kadie Miller Top 12 Exam
Kadie Miller – WHS DECA Top 12 Apparel & Accessories
WHS DECA
WHS DECA Competitors             December 2, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. There are 215,000 high school DECA members in 3,500 chapters around the globe.

*Source: http://www.deca.org/about/