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posted: Fri, Jan 23rd, 2015
FBLA hosts Regional Competition
Getting ready for the Regional Competition are FBLA members Nabiha Qadir, Amber Gonzalez, Dana Debrot and Vice President Justin Savastano.
FBLA/PBL, the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. On Thursday, January 8, the Mount Olive Chapter of FBLA hosted the annual Regional Competition. In addition to the 36 students from Mount Olive High School, over 80 students from West Morris Central High School and Lakeland Regional High School participated in the event.
Listening to the presentation are Mount Olive FBLA President, Lillian Rolsing, and Greg Helmlinger.
Students competed in both individual and group events, in areas such as Accounting, Marketing, Management Decision Making, Business Math and Communications, Finance, Global Business, Word Processing, Spreadsheeting, and Computer Applications, to name a few.
Mount Olive FBLA Vice-Presidents Brian Mok and Michael DiRienzo with guest speaker, Mr. Peter Previte. Mr. Previte is a local businessman who spoke to the members about being an entrepreneur and the importance of following your dreams.
Given the chance to demonstrate their vast business knowledge, all FBLA members hope to finish in the top spots so that they can move on to the state-level competition in February.
Students in the MOHS Library Media Center listening to Mr. Peter Previte, guest speaker.
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