Alburnett Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) had a great trip to Nashville, TN this summer to compete at the National Leadership Conference on July 14-17th.  The Alburnett students competed in the following:

American Enterprise Project                  Kyle Frederick & Alex German
Banking & Financial Systems                  Amanda Platten, Zach Berg, & Nathan Rice from Eagle Grove
Business Plan                                         Zack Olinger
Business Procedures                              Heather Schoonover
Community Service Project                    Heather Schoonover, Kayla Hanson, & Libbie Comried
Computer Applications                           Hailey Gross
Computer Gaming & Simulation              Connor Frederick
Database Design & Application                Alex German
Desktop Publishing                                  Allyson Miller & Jordan Timm
Help Desk                                                Libbie Comried
Introduction to Business                          Ryan Recker
Local Chapter Annual Business Report      Chapter
Management Information Systems            Colton Shadden & Kyle Frederick
Marketing                                                Dara Lipke
Partnership with Business                        Christopher Halblom, Allyson Miller, & Jordan Timm
Spreadsheet Applications                         Kayla Hanson
Who’s Who in Iowa FBLA                         Alex German

Of these students Connor Frederick made the finals in Computer Gaming and Alex German placed 7th in Database Design & Applications.  Also the Alburnett FBLA Chapter placed 2nd in Marketshare based on the percentage of students in our school that participate in FBLA for the North Central Region and 1st place in the number of students that participate in the Business Achievement Awards national program for the North Central Region.  Alburnett FBLA received second place in the WeSeed lesson plan competition.  Overall, Alburnett FBLA had a great showing.  Some of the other places we enjoyed were spending a day at Nashville Shores Water Park, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and many other places in the downtown Nashville area. 

Our students were outstanding!  A special thanks from Alburnett FBLA to Mike Olinger and Kristy Flack for chaperoning and Allyn Miller for helping with the clean-up on the 14th.


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