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FBLA Members From ACHS Advance to State Conference

Numerous members of the Alcorn Central High School Future Business Leaders of America this week advanced to the state leadership conference, which will be held in April in Jackson.

To advance to state, the club members had to place in the top six of their categories at the Northerm District Leadership Conference, which was held at Northeast Mississippi Community College.

The students took tests, gave speeches and designed models to showcase their business knowledge.

Below are the students who advanced to state:

First Place
John Mask – Organizational Leadership
Baliegh Vanderford, Brady Pellizer, Joleen Awwad and Lakelyn Parker – Parliamentary Procedure

Second Place
Laynie Boren – Introduction to Business
Taylor Poindexter – Introduction to Business Communications

Third Place
Michaela Holt – Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure
Jordan Huff – Business Communications
Hunter Hughes, Eli Ferrell & Hunter Thomas – Sports & Entertainment Management

Fourth Place
Maddi Warren – Business Law
Emilee Manahan, Julianna Potts and John Rilee Williams – Entrepreneurship

Fifth Place
Jake Pearson – Political Science
Ben Williams – Personal Finance
Hannah Adams & Anna Grace Reed – Global Business

Sixth Place
Ellora Dixon and Alaina Gass – Hospitality Management

The State Leadership Conference will be held at the Marriot Downtown Jackson April 2-4. Students will be accompanied by their advisers: Twila Bridges, Angie Grisham and Heather Arnold. Individual and corporate sponsorships are welcome.

Article by John Mask, FBLA President, Alcorn Central High School

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