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LHS FBLA Earn High Honors at Competition

LHS FBLA Earn High Honors at Competition
Posted on 05/07/2021
LHS FBLA Earn High Honors at Competition Longwood High School senior Caleigh Kellerman and sophomore Itunu Adejare recently earned recognition at the National Level of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) for obtaining BAAs (Business Achievement Awards).  The BAAs provide opportunities for students to explore topics related to FBLA in the real world.

To earn BAAs, students must complete 12 activities centered on community service opportunities, business networking, and strengthening their leadership skills, including Future, Business, Leader, and America levels, with each level getting progressively more difficult. 

Caleigh and Itunu both earned the Future and Business level BAAs, with Itunu continuing her work on the Leader level next year.  This was the first year the Longwood FBLA Chapter had members participate in the BAAs.

Additionally, 17 Longwood High School students competed at the virtual Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Spring District Meeting and Conference, with four moving on to compete in their respective competitions at the National Leadership Conference. Congratulations to the following students: 

Victoria Roumeliotis (senior): Business Law
Gabryella Garrido (senior): Journalism
Rindy Paul (sophomore): Introduction to FBLA and Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure 
Cianna Williams (sophomore): Introduction to Business Communications

Junior Natalia Cancel Dimla took second place for her presentation to the NYS  Program of Work Career Development Committee’s, The Future is Now competition.

The Chapter won first place for raising awareness and funds for the Crisis Text Line. In addition, Mya Faraone, Skylar Powe, and Victoria Roumeliotis won third place for creating videos highlighting FBLA goals and their application to personal growth.
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