student finishes in sixth place at nationals
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-- Tim Wiser, a freshman at Lincoln Community High School, was
honored at the recent National Leadership Conference of the Future
Business Leaders of America, a professional association for students
pursuing business careers. Competing in the association's national
awards program, Tim was presented with an award for sixth place in
An honorable mention goes to Jillian
Kimberlin, a senior at Lincoln Community High School. She competed
in Word Processing II at the event.
The awards were part of a comprehensive
competitive events program sponsored annually by Future Business
Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda. Individuals, state teams and
local chapters are encouraged to compete in any of nearly 40
different events representing a wide range of activities and the
business and leadership development focus of FBLA-PBL. The winners
of these highly competitive and prestigious awards are selected from
among the membership of 250,000 students and advisers and represent
some of the best and brightest of today's youth.
The almost 7,000 delegates to the
National Leadership Conference participated in a structured,
four-day meeting for each division, including business and
leadership training workshops, seminars, corporate tours, and
election of national officers.
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Future Business Leaders of America-Phi
Beta Lambda is the national business education association that
prepares students for careers in business and business education.
Its members, belonging to more than 6,000 chartered chapters,
include students from the United States, the Virgin Islands, Puerto
Rico and Europe. Future Business Leaders of America is the high
school division and Phi Beta Lambda is designed for postsecondary
and college students.
membership information, contact the national headquarters at 1 (800)
325-2946 or visit www.fbla-pbl.org.
news release provided
by Sandra Bronson, business teacher and FBLA adviser]