BCHS FBLA were super excited to be recognized as a Gold Chapter of the Year and were honored to achieve the Superior Chapter Award which is only given to the Top 20 Chapters in the State. As a small school in an ocean of large schools, we are extremely proud of this accomplishment! Melissa Barker was also recognized at State Leadership Conference as Region 5 Adviser of the Year.
Senior, Lacey Bell White, was honored to receive a $250 Alumni Scholarship from Georgia FBLA. Tyler Sapp, Lacey Bell White and Jordan Schronce achieved Leader Level in the Business Achievement Awards and received a certificate and pin. Lacey Bell White and Tyler Sapp also completed their America Level Business Achievement Award this year and were honored with a plaque on stage at the SLC Conference Awards Program. Tyler Sapp received a plaque for his service as a Region 5 Vice President over the 2016-2017 year. During our time at SLC, Tyler also attended the kickoff meeting for Region Officers for the 2017-18 year where he will be serving Region 5 in a leadership role again.
In competitive events, we were extremely excited for our Digital Video Production Team who placed 9th in State. This team was comprised of Logan Arnold, Kory Brantley and Naomi Rodriguez. Placing in the top 5 Global Business Individuals and being selected as a Georgia FBLA Super Team Member for Nationals was William DeLoach. In Computer Applications, Allyson Burke was awarded 2nd Place in State earning her a spot at National competition. Alex Nesbit earned a spot at Nationals with his 2nd Place achievement in Database Design and Applications.
These members are truly Future Business Leaders and are equipped with knowledge and skills beyond expectation. Our three National bound team members will be heading to Anaheim, California June 28th and returning on July 3rd. We are extremely proud of all of our students and how well they continue to represent Bleckley County.
Anyone wishing to make a donation or sponsorship gift to our National Bound FBLA competitors may contact Melissa Barker or Julie Hutto at Bleckley County High School.
Back Row: L to R: Eli NeSmith, Tyler Swords, Tyler Sapp, William DeLoach, Kory Brantley, Avery Giddens, Logan Arnold and Caitlyn Woods. Front Row: L to R: Allyson Burke, Makayla Lucas, Lacey Bell White, Megan McDaniel, and Naomi Rodriguez.