SHS students earn honors at conference
SIKESTON -- Eighteen members of the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America -- Phi Beta Lambda Chapter from Sikeston Career & Technology Center recently traveled to Springfield for the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America -- Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference.
This four-day conference, which began March 31, featured dynamic workshops, innovative keynotes, and professional networking opportunities with Fortune 500 companies for middle school through college students.
Over 5,000 students and advisers came together for the event, with over 150 business education related contests running during the event; contest topics range from accounting to website design, marketing to mobile application development.
Overall, Sikeston FBLA brought home many awards, including: Emily Braden, Introduction to Business Communication, 7th overall; Ella Crader, Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure, 10th overall; Fadel Alkilani, Securities and Investments, 9th overall; Giselle Galang, Introduction to Business Communications, 7th overall; Jacob Reynolds, Banking and Financial Systems, 8th overall; and Walker Venable, Banking and Financial Systems, 8th overall.