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Future Business Leaders of America attend State Leadership Conference

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Future Business Leaders of America, FBLA for short, is a great chance for kids to increase their knowledge in the business field. For the Hershey FBLA working hard, and participating in all of the ribbon projects lead them to the grand finale of FBLA: state. The State Leadership Conference was held in Omaha, NE from April 5th-7th. The theme of SLC 2018 was to “Elevate Your Future”. Throughout the three days, the students learned how to elevate their future by taking tests to increase their knowledge, and listening to speakers. Keynote speaker, Patty Hendrickson, shared her enthusiastic speech with over two thousand kids. She challenged the students to be kind while reaching their potential. Seven students from Hershey received honorable mention from the State Leadership Conference. Rachel Abbott placed 14th out of 230 in Agribusiness and 16th out of 203 in Intro to Business. Ellary McConnell placed 23rd out of 549 in Business Communications. Brooke Bode placed 11th out of 143 in Cyber Security, 9th out of 191 in Intro to Tech, and 10th out of 403 in Intro to Business. Skylar Herrick placed 9th out of 297 in Health Care Administration. Brittney Richardson placed 15th out of 297 in Health Care Administration. Sam Mackley placed 15th out of 403 in Intro to Business. Aden Reed placed 17th out of 396 in Personal Finance, and 7th out of 403 in Intro to Business.