Jersey Shore FBLA heads to states

71 members qualify for states

JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter attended the Regional Leadership Conference at Pennsylvania College of Technology. There were 18 schools in attendance with over 650 students. In attendance, Jersey Shore FBLA chapter had 118 students attend the conference. In total, the chapter has 125 members.

Of the 118 students, 71 placed in their competitive events and will be advancing to the State Leadership Conference. The chapter also participated in four state-only events that are project based and then judged by a panel of state judges.

The Jersey Shore chapter four projects placed in the top 10 for the state and qualified for the State Leadership Conference. The chairpersons for the projects will present at states for to compete. If the projects place in the top four for the state, it will qualify them for FBLA Nationals. The qualifying chapter projects and chairpersons are:

Computer game and simulation programming

Chairpersons: Maxwell Ferguson and Micah Worth.

This event tests the programmer’s skill in designing a functional interactive simulation/game that will both entertain and educate the player.

Community service

Chairpersons: Maxwell Ferguson, Stephanie Steinbacher and Lexey Cohick.

Successfully implement a community service project to the citizens of their community. Jersey Shore FBLA organized the #weSHOREcare food drive that collected $16,000 for The New Love Center and $12,000 for the YWCA.

Partnership with business

Chairpersons: Alexa Greevy, DJ Steinbacher and Stephanie Steinbacher.

Learn about a business through communication and interaction with the business community. Jersey Shore FBLA partnered with the Nippenose Valley Village and developed a store for the residents, operated by FBLA members and volunteers. All proceeds benefit the #weSHOREcare project.

Digital video production

Chairperson: Corina Sarge.

Create a video promoting a new discount airline that serves the states surrounding Pennsylvania. The video also had to promote the new airline, including a theme/slogan, information about flight schedules and a description of the frequent flyer program.

American enterprise

Chairperson: Samantha Machmer.

This chapter event requires the chapter to develop a project that increases the understanding of and support for the American Enterprise System. Jersey Shore FBLA has partnered with the Life Skills Class and the high school library to develop the Dawg Pound Coffee Shop where students are learning how to develop, operate and manage a business.

First Place

Accounting I — Carolyn Wacker.

Accounting II — Branden Wheary.

Computer Applications — Ellie Graff.

Economics — Samantha Machmer.

Introduction to Business Procedures — Dustin Stoetzel.

Introduction to Parliamentary Procedures — Breanna Porter.

Introduction to Public Speaking — Ambria Confer.

Marketing — Team of Jaydyn Doebler-Miller, Luke Maneval and Blaine Mann.

Networking Concepts — Matthew Buttorff.

Social Media Campaign — Team of Taylor Fleming, Brianna Rogers and Arizona Shreck.

Spreadsheet Applications — Gyasi Russo.

Word Processing — Jordan O’Connor.

Second Place

Accounting II — Robert Parker.

Business Calculations — Owen Anderson.

Client Service — Wyatt Buss.

Computer Applications — Brielle Hess.

Emerging Business Issues — Sadie Griswold.

Entrepreneurship — Team of Cameron Allison, Donald Fuller and Riley Welshans.

Graphic Design — Team of Arabella Fielder and Hannah Wool.

Health Care Administration — Abby Gerst.

Networking Concepts — Hunter Kelley.

Parliamentary Procedure — Team of Hadley Hager, Delaney Herbst, Meaghan Keegan and Carli McConnell.

Securities and Investments — Colin Nichols.

Spreadsheet Applications — Allison Moore.

Word Processing — Maegan Sorgen.

Third Place

Accounting I — Cale Fazler.

Accounting II — Joseph Lorson.

Business Communications — Edward Dammer.

Business Law — Katelyn Doebler.

Computer Applications — Will Frazier.

Cyber Security — Gabriel Packer.

Introduction to Business Communication — Maddy Gerst.

Introduction to Business Presentation — Team of Lexey Cohick and Madison Satterfield.

Sales Presentation — Kyleigh Hager.

Sports and Entertainment Management — Team of Stephanie Steinbacher and Stanton Westlin.

Spreadsheet Applications — Mackenzie Powell.

Word Processing — Sophie Lauer.

Fourth Place

Accounting I — Camden Embick.

Agribusiness — Rita Fisher.

Business Calculations — Ezra Miller.

Business Communications — Madison Wall.

Economics — Myakay Bartman.

Health Care Administration — Madison Maihle.

Introduction to Business Procedures — Anna Lanks.

Introduction to FBLA — Lily Dincher.

Introduction to Parliamentary Procedures — Natalie Hayes.

Organizational Leadership — Olivia Gair.

Securities and Investments — Eli Willits.

Fifth Place

Introduction to Business — John Summerson.

Introduction to FBLA — Grace Lorson.

Introduction to Information Technology — Alexa Greevy.

Organizational Leadership — Hannah Steppe.

Sixth Place

Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure — Haley Shadle.

Organizational Leadership — Cora Stackhouse.


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