Tech News Summary:
- Wake Tech students won seven awards at the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference, including four first-place honors.
- Bradley Huntoon, Paco Rodríguez, Chissty Berry Aracena, Camyrn Jamison, and Dominick Jurik were among the winning students, with Huntoon, Rodríguez, Aracena, and Jamison moving on to compete at the National Leadership Conference.
- Wake Tech was also recognized for having the second-largest chapter in the state, reflecting the quality of education and dedication of its students to excel academically.
In a remarkable display of skill and dedication, student members of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) from across the state of West Virginia have dominated at the FBLA State Conference. The event, which was held virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, brought together high-achieving students who competed in various business-related categories.
The conference saw West Virginia students rise to the top amidst intense competition from their counterparts across the state. With a total of 222 awards, West Virginia students ranked among the top performers in the country.
According to the FBLA State Director, the West Virginia students showcased an exceptional level of preparedness, intelligence, and professionalism in every category they competed in. The students demonstrated a clear understanding of the contemporary business environment, and their ability to navigate challenging situations was remarkable.
Of special note was the performance of the West Virginia FBLA chapter, which took first place in the nation, an achievement that reflects the depth of talent and dedication of the state’s students.
The virtual conference allowed students to demonstrate their ability to thrive in a virtual environment, a crucial skill that is becoming increasingly relevant in today’s economy. The FBLA State Conference provides an opportunity for students to network with peers, meet potential employers, and develop critical skills that will serve them well in the future.
The success of the West Virginia FBLA chapter is a testament to the hard work and determination of its members and the supportive environment provided by their teachers, schools, and families. The state is proud of its students’ accomplishments, and it looks forward to even greater achievements in the future.