Purdy FBLA advances nine to state
17 place in Top 10 at District Leadership Conference
The Purdy High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter was well-represented at the District 5 Leadership Conference, held at New Site Baptist Church in Monett on Feb. 11.
A total of 17 Purdy FBLA members placed in the Top 10 in their respective competitions, with nine competitors advancing to the State Leadership Conference competition April 19-21.
State qualifiers were: Shelby Haskins, first in Sales Presentation; MíKena Propps, first in Intro to Parliamentary Procedures; Shana Whisman, first in Hospitality Management; Zach Henderson, second in Intro to Parliamentary Procedures; Alli Hayes, fourth in Intro to Parliamentary Procedures; Macy Terry, fourth in Securities and Investments; Drew Graham, fourth in Health Care Administration and fifth in Journalism; Breanna Perkins, fifth in Securities and Investments; and Lisa Lee, fifth in Intro to Business Communication.
Other Top 10 finishjers were: Lisa Lee, second place in Intro to Public Speaking; Kylie Wood, third in Job Interview; Shana Whisman, fourth in Publication Design; Sydney Rea, seventh in Securities and Investments; Shelby Haskins, fourth in Publication Design; Makenna Orwig, seventh in Health Care Administration and eighth in Insurance and Risk. Ashlie Johnson, sixth in Spreadsheets; Emilee Pierce, sixth in Intro to Business Communication and 10th Place in Intro to Information Technology; Jazmin Rueda, ninth in Intro to Information Technology and MíKena Propps, second in Client Services.
Purdy FBLA members compete under the guidance of advisers Kay Wright and Ashley Brown.