FBLA - FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA
Mission Statement for FBLA
business and education together in a positive working relationship
through innovative leadership and career development programs.
About FBLA-PBL (www.fbla.org)
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi
Beta Lambda is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a
quarter million students preparing for careers in business and
of students across the nation are joining FBLA-Middle Level!
FBLA-Middle Level teaches middle level students skills that are needed
in every day life. Students also have the opportunity to be recognized
at the local, state, and national levels. FBLA-Middle Level prepares
students for "real-world" professional experiences.
Cost to join FBLA: $8.00 per year
2016-2017 FBLA MEMBERS:
Hylia Davis - President
Michel Ortega - Vice President
Maya McCord - Secretary
Erin Williams - Treasurer/Reporter
FBLA also had a computer competition that was a powerpoint project on Interviewing Tips. The participants were:
Taylor Renfroe – 1st Place
Ashley Thornton – 2nd Place
Michel Ortega – 3rd Place
Maya McCord – 3rd Place
Shaniaha Berry – 4th Place
Jaquarus Orr – 4th Place
Those who received Awesome Honorable Mention:
FBLA has done several fundraisers the
first semester. One of them was the March of Dimes in November. This is
a fund raiser to raise money for premature babies and their families.
Another event FBLA held in the
fall was the Vision for a Mission project. FBLA collected used
prescription eyeglasses and readers which will be shipped to Honduras to
be dispensed in eye clinics that Ms. G works in every summer on mission
FBLA DATES TO REMEMBER:
FBLA week February
FBLA Professional Dress day February
· Develop competent, aggressive business leadership.
· Strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work.
· Create more interest in and understanding of American business enterprise.
· Encourage members in the development of individual projects
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for high school students;
FBLA-Middle Level for junior high, middle, and intermediate school students;
Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) for postsecondary students; and
Professional Division for business people, FBLA-PBL alumni, educators, and parents who support the goals of the association.
Funding & Endorsements:
Inc. is funded by membership dues, conference fees, corporate
contributions, and grants. FBLA-PBL is recognized by the Association for
Career and Technical Education, International Assembly for Collegiate
Business Education, National Association of Parliamentarians, National
Association of Secondary School Principals, National Business Education
Association, and the U.S. Department of Education.