Business students excel at first state competition

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Cassville Middle School students from the Middle-Level Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the group's state leadership conference in Springfield on April 25 for the first time and competed in events ranging from objective tests, writing a report over chapter projects, speaking events and creating documents in Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher and PowerPoint. The following students proudly placed in the Top Five in their respective events: fifth place in desktop publishing, Bridgette Sutter and Angelina Liggett; second-place in desktop publishing, Sophie Scott and Cortney Steward; third-place in spreadsheet applications, Kalie Eighmy; second place in local annual chapter report, Alyzea Myers; second-place in community service report, Bridgette Sutter; second-place in web site creation, Dusti Hodge and Riley Rowden. The students who placed in the top two at the state level qualify to compete and be recognized at the national leadership conference this summer in Atlanta, Ga. Front row, are: Sophie Scott, Samantha Sparkman, Alyzea Myers and Lexie Davidson. Middle row: Elizabeth Ray, Alton Jacobs, Aaron Fisher, Cortney Stewart and Dusti Hodge. Back row: Bridgette Sutter, Jacie Ertel, Adrienne Quiros, Lane Jung, Nate Hudson and Riley Rowden. Not all students are present. The group is lead by Cassville Middle School Business Teacher and FBLA Advisor Chelsea Powers. Contributed photo

Cassville Middle School students from the Middle-Level Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the group's state leadership conference in Springfield on April 25 for the first time and competed in events ranging from objective tests, writing a report over chapter projects, speaking events and creating documents in Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher and PowerPoint.