Members of PCHS's FBLA traveled to Springfield, MO for the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference at the beginning of April. The conference featured dynamic workshops, innovative keynotes, and professional networking opportunities with Fortune 500 companies for middle school through college students.
Nearly 4,600 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.
Overall, Platte County High School brought home many awards, including:
“Gold” Chapter of the Year, The Gold Seal Award of Merit, and Membership Achievement Award
Business Achievement Award “Future” Level: Lauryn Masters & Jackson Todd
Community Service Award “Community” & “Service” Level: Lauryn Masters
1st Place Management Information Systems: Drake Hansen, Malachi Ray, Christian Torchia
1st Place Partnership with a Business Project: Brittany Alvarado, Lauryn Masters, Jackson Todd
1st Place Public Service Announcement: Wes Valentine, Will Valentine, Ethan Ventress
2nd Place Business Financial Plan: Megan Hessemyer, Ashlyn Koontz, Madison Powers
2nd Place Journalism: Lauryn Masters
2nd Place Who's Who: Hannah Wood
3rd Place Digital Video Production: Luke Hodson, Wes Valentine, Will Valentine
4th Place American Enterprise Project: Kevin Burns, Colby Mattys, Hannah Wood
4th Place Business Plan: Drake Hansen, Luke Hodson, Ethan Ventress
5th Place 3D Animation: Cordell Pelham, Madeline Sill, Lilly Shaw
5th Place Local Chapter Report: Audrey Schultz
6th Place Community Service Project: Aubrey Glicksman, Connor Green, McKennah Houlahan
6th Place Job Interview: Hannah Wood
6th Place Network Design: John Taylor, Christian Torchia
10th Place Coding & Programming: Colby West
In addition, Platte County FBLA would like to congratulate Susan Baker, Executive Vice-President/Director of Marketing at Platte Valley Bank, for receiving the Missouri FBLA Business Person of the Year Award. Platte County FBLA has partnered with Platte Valley Bank for the past three years through a variety of service projects and appreciates the support provided from local businesses and citizens.
998 Platte Falls Road
Platte City, MO 64079
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