FBLA: 17 teams place at conference, 10 get first
Last updated 2/18/2019 at 2:41pm
Odessa High School’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America celebrated FBLA Week with many fun activities. Sophomore class president Pilot Weishaar received a pie in the face from junior class president Ryan Moffet as part of the annual “Copper vs. Silver” competition. All proceeds went to support the March of Dimes. Last Thursday, 36 students competed at the Northeast Region Winter Conference in Spokane for a chance to move on to the state competition in Bellevue in April. Those who placed are listed below.
First-place awards went to Emily Scrupps, Charleigh Cornett and Chloe Winkler in the category Intro to Business Presentation; Maddy Wagner in Computer Applications; Josie Westmoreland in both Public Speaking and Client Service; Megan Shafer in Job Interview; Maddie Scrupps and Brady Walter in Broadcast Journalism; Marcus King, Joshua Clark and Jaden Hunt in Business Ethics; Ireland Luiten, Caitlyn Schuh and Kassidy Crossley in Graphic Design; Theron Schlomer, Joshua Clark and Jakob Starkel in Digital Video Production; Emma Caler, Kaya Curo and Daeton Deife in Public Service Announcement.
Placing second were Alyssa Iverson in Job Interview and Kaya Curo, Alyssa Iverson and Tianna Gies in Graphic Design.
Camden Weber, Pilot Weishaar and Drew Hardung placed third in Business Ethics, while Weishaar, Tim DeWulf and Keith Strebeck placed third in Public Service Announcement.
Placing fourth in Emerging Business Issues were Eric Johnston, Lane Lobe and McKennah Davison.
Tori Weishaar, Maddy Wagner and Tim DeWulf placed fifth in Publication Design, and Jett Nelson, Colton Messer and Maddie Scrupps placed sixth in Public Service Announcement.