13 members of the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda Chapter from Marceline recently traveled to Springfield, MO for the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference. This four-day conference, beginning Saturday, April 12, featured dynamic workshops, innovative keynotes, and professional networking opportunities with Fortune 500 companies for middle school through college students.
Over 5,000 students and advisers came together for the event, with over 150 business education related contests running during the event; contest topics range from accounting to website design, marketing to mobile application development. 2019 marked the largest SLC in Missouri history.
Overall, Marceline FBLA brought home many awards, including:
Gold Chapter of the Year- Marceline FBLA
2nd Place Business Plan- Katelyn Cupp and Jaylea Bixenman (Advance to Nationals in June)
3rd Place American Enterprise Project- MacKenzee Yarnell, Emma Sheerman and Hannah Davis (Advance to Nationals in June)
5th Place Job Interview Katelyn Cupp (Alternate for Nationals)
5th Place Intro to Business Presentation- Brynleigh Cordray and Hannah Davis (Alternate for Nationals) 6th Place Digital Video Production- Jace Bixenman, Ramzee Bruner, and Aden North