MCDONOUGH, GA – Four Eagle’s Landing High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students earned the right to compete at the Georgia FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta at the Hyatt Regency on March 14 and 15 2014.
The four students and their categories are:
- Andrea Augustine - Intro to Business Communications,
- Binh Tran - Future Business Leader,
- Kalan Bell - Personal Finance , and
- Kerum Kendall - Economics.
Other students placing at the Georgia FBLA Region 12 Leadership Conference held at Jasper County High School in Monticello, Georgia but not advancing are:
- Andrea Augustine - Public Speaking 3rd place,
- Malaya Carlo and Victoria Adkins (team) - Marketing 4th place, and
- Jorden Madison and Chintan Brambrahtt (team) - Entrepreneurship 3rd place.
FBLA Competition Categories:
Economics: Identify, understand, and apply economic principles to contemporary social, political, and ecological problems.
Entrepreneurship: Recognizes the demonstrated knowledge and skills needed to establish and manage a business.
Future Business Leader: Recognizes demonstrated leadership qualities, participation in FBLA, and evidence of knowledge and skills essential for successful careers in business.
Introduction to Business Communication: Recognizes demonstration of an understanding of basic communication skills and concepts.
Marketing: Recognizes knowledge of the basic principles of marketing.
Personal Finance: Recognizes students essential knowledge and skills related to financial issues, can analyze the rights and responsibilities of consumers, and apply knowledge to financial situations.
Public Speaking I: Recognizes FBLA members who are beginning to develop qualities of business leadership by developing effective speaking skills. The event consists of a four minute speech of a business nature based on one or more of the nine FBLA-PBL goals.
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