Bettendorf FBLA Finds Success in State Fall Leadership Conference

Bettendorf FBLA Finds Success in State Fall Leadership Conference

Nov 03, 2021

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Bettendorf FBLA Finds Success in State Fall Leadership Conference

Bettendorf High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students attended the State Fall Leadership Conference. The conference was held from October 3rd to the 4th in Des Moines, IA. Students were able to listen to a keynote speaker, attend leadership workshops, partake in community service projects, and attend a business tour. Students were also able to complete tests in the Business Battle, which featured seven assessments: Accounting & Financial Management, Business Basics, Business Development & Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Financial Concepts, Information Technology, and Marketing, Sales and Communications.

Bettendorf went received multiple awards at the state and national level. 1st place state winners include Charles Silver, sophomore, in Business Basics; Mason Dormire, senior, in Marketing, Sales, and Communication; Brandon Bishop, senior, in Accounting and Financial Management. Patrick Hurd, senior, also brought home 2nd place in Accounting and Financial Management. As for the national competition, Brandon Bishop placed 3rd and Charlie Silver placed 5th. Bettendorf FBLA was also holding the first place spot in the FBLAopoly competition that challenges Iowa chapters from across the state to compete in different FBLA activities all year.

“These students are truly the face of future business leaders. They competed in activities that showcased not only their business wisdom, but their leadership skills,” said Angie Mojeiko, local FBLA adviser. “Congratulations to the students for their hard work.”

For more information on FBLA, visit www.fbla-pbl.org.

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Pictured from left to right:

Charles Silver, sophomore

Business Basics
1st place in State level
5th in National level

Brandon Bishop, senior

Accounting and Financial Management
1st place in State level
3rd place in National level

Mason Dormire, senior

Marketing, Sales, and Communication
1st place in State level

Patrick Hurd, senior

Accounting and Financial Management
2nd place in State level

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