Members of the Bowdon High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter traveled to the State Leadership Conference where they competed in a variety of categories, participated in leadership workshops, and attended meetings with over 4000 Georgia FBLA members.
Seven students from Bowdon High FBLA attended the conference where they began "Building Bridges" with other students from around the state. Several other FBLA students submitted projects and competed through an online testing process.
The following members placed in the competition: Kelsey Otwell won 1st place in Virtual Business Challenge, Who's Who in FBLA for Region 7, received a scholarship for placing 5th in the state, earned America Level in FBLA Business Achievement Awards and will advance to Nationals this summer in Baltimore, MD. Sheyah Boyd won 9th place and Abigail Smith won 10th place in Computer Game Simulation, Aliyah Boddie and Sydney Hopson received the FBLA Community Service Award.
Leader Level in FBLA Business Achievement Award: Sheyah Boyd; Aliyah Boddie; and Faith Mapp
Business Level in FBLA Business Achievement Award: Breana Bailey; Haley Bills; Aliyah Boddie; Sheyah Boyd; Hunter Bristol; Makennah Cobb; Georgia Edwards; Namya Fortson; Caleb Harper; Sydney Hopson; Breannah Hulsey; Laken Maxwell; Lance Smiley; Victor Solis-Gonzalez; Stefan Zeggart
Future Level in FBLA Business Achievement Award: Kelsey All; Kate Anglin; Ben Ashley; Breana Bailey; Jaylen Baker; Haley Bills; Tamaya Boddie; Jabe Born; Kyndall Brown; Makennah Cobb; Jett Cook; Shayla Cooley; Lexie Daniel; Chase Ellis; Ellen Fincher; Namya Fortson; Trista Gay; Andrea Grogan; Jared Hardegree; Caleb Harper; Scott Hembree; Breannah Hulsey; Tanesha Kirk; Tyler Loftin; Laken Maxwell; Aleah McKenzie; Danai Norris; Christopher Parker; Khushi Patel; Garrett Patrick; Autumn Platt; Ben Rainwater; Gladys Reese; Eli Robinson; Hunter Rowland; Lance Smiley; Abigail Smith; Christopher Solis-Gonzalez; Victor Solis-Gonzalez; Tanner Strickland; Zach Towns; Eli Turner; Carson Uryasz; Cora Mae Wiggins
Bowdon High School FBLA won Gold Chapter of the Year, Superior Chapter of the Year, and 6th place overall Chapter of the Year. Laura Edwards serves as the Adviser for the Bowdon High School FBLA Chapter.
(Pictured are Bowdon High School FBLA State Leadership Conference Attendees: Dusty Smith, Mason Holt, Tanner Strickland, Kelsey Otwell, Jett Cook, Tyler Loftin, Amaya Wortham)