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FBLA attends NFLC in Omaha

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Fulton FBLA attends NFLC in Omaha, Nebraska

High School, college students to show leadership and network


Fulton, MO --- Over 3000 top Future Business Leaders of America - Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) students and their advisers from across the country gathered in Omaha, Nebraska, at the National Fall Leadership Conference (NFLC).  Members attending from the Fulton chapter were Katie Huffman, Alexis Reifsteck, Hilary Fry, LauRen Schoening, Melanie Holsman, Samantha Cagampan, Aurora Henriksen, Elizabeth Barbour, James Hill, Trask Crane, Ally Jones, and FHS teacher Maria Morgan.


Inspired to use “Connect” with a conference full of workshops, networking, and corporate savvy, this conference had all the buzz and excitement of a high-powered, corporate development brainstorming weekend.  Based at the Hilton Omaha, members attended workshops to hone their skills in leadership, community service, fundraising, career development, and competitive events.  They attended General Sessions, which opened and closed the conference, and featured marketing experts and motivational speakers—Patty Hendrickson and Aaron Davis.


A "Blue Jeans for Babies" dance was featured on Saturday night where everyone contributed to the March of Dimes, a national partner of FBLA-PBL.  In over 35 years of working together, over $17 million has been raised by FBLA-PBL.


Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 student business organization with close to a quarter million members and advisers. Over 15,000 high school and college chapters have been chartered world-wide. Its mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. The association is headquartered in Reston, Virginia outside Washington, DC.  Visit the Web site at www.fbla-pbl.org.