Freeman High School’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter sent 46 members to the 2012 Northeast Region FBLA Conference at Eastpoint Church in Spokane Valley.
More than 500 students from around the area competed in business-related areas such as job interviews, network concepts, accounting, public speaking, entrepreneurship, business ethics, desktop publishing and more.
Of the students from Freeman who attended, the following have qualified for the state conference in Seattle in April:
Brett Sinden and Colin Ayers, first place, banking and financial systems
Josiah Lara and Samantha Strothman, first place, desktop publishing
Lara, Strothman and Kirsten Fuchs, first place, business presentation
Robin Faulkner, Grace Rudy and Sinden, first place, entrepreneurship
Bethany Williams and Brooke Williams, first place, emerging business issues
Bethany Williams, first place, word processing 1
Moriah Longhurst, first place, introduction to business communication
Hanna Weathers, first place, job interview
Cody Dickinson, first place, cyber security
Rudy, second place, hospitality management
Austin Carpenter, second place, introduction to business
Shelby Nelson, second place, client service
Brett Schmidlkofer and Dickinson, second place, management decision making
Bethany Williams, third place, public speaking 1
Ben Carasco, third place, business communications
Danny Cossey, third place, job interview
Katie Pintar and Weathers, third place, desktop publishing
Fuchs, third place, FBLA principles and procedures
Jami Pratt, Shenoa Rush and Rachel Underwood, third place, business presentation
Dickinson, third place, technology concepts
Ayers, Hunter Beaulaurier and Austin Rice, third place, entrepreneurship
Eric Hjaltalin, fourth place, sports management
Leaira Anderson, fourth place, business communications
Dickinson and Greg Ruby, fourth place, network design
Zeke Flack and Tanner Waite, fifth place, management decision making
Rudy, fifth place, business communications
Carpenter, fifth place, introduction to technology concepts
Elizabeth Kosanke, fifth place, job interview
Hjaltalin, fifth place, future business leader
Cossey, fifth place, impromptu speaking
Strothman and Brooke Williams, fifth place, business ethics
The chapter’s adviser is Scott Moore.
2011 Washington Achievement Awards
The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction has named winners of the Washington Achievement Award, which is presented based on schools’ performance in seven categories: overall excellence, language arts, math, science, extended graduation rate, improvement and closing achievement gaps.
In the Central Valley School District, Barker High School received the award for improvement, Opportunity Elementary School won the award for science and Spokane Valley Learning Academy won for improvement.