Wauconda FBLA has record breaking showing at State Conference

Wauconda High School's Future Business Leaders of America recently attended the 75th Annual FBLA State Conference in Springfield. Over 70 schools and 1,600 students participated in over 75 different events. This state conference was a record breaking year for Wauconda FBLA students.

Wauconda FBLA students chosen as State Officers for next year include: Northern Area President Claire Harte, State Treasurer Ruth Okendina and State Parliamentarian Abbas Hussain.

As a chapter, Wauconda FBLA won

• Second Largest Local Chapter

• Gold Seal Award

• Third Place Robert Stickler Outstanding Chapter Award

• Place March of Dimes Fundraiser Award

• Gold Level Champion Chapter Award

• Go Green Recycling Award

• Illinois FBLA 2024 Business Person of the Year - Dr. Ali Hussain

• Script Award Winner: Sajjad Hussain

• Third Place Who's Who Award: Sajjad Hussain

In all, Wauconda FBLA had 50 Teams finish in the top 10 (88 students), 35 teams finish in the top 4 as National Qualifiers (66 students), and 13 State Champions (33 students).

• American Enterprise Project Prejudge and Presentation: Isabelle Guffey, Kayla Finnerty, Krisha Kordia; first place

• Broadcast Journalism Presentation: Max Buchanan, Jo Hart; first place

• Business Plan Prejudge and Presentation: Michael Avalos, Lucas Galdine, Melissa Nava; first place

• Community Service Project Prejudge and Presentation: Max Buchanan, Claire Harte, Faith Healy; first place

• International Business Test and Roleplay: Liam Drummond, Alyssa Vodicka, Ethan Williams; first place

• Introduction to Event Planning Test and Roleplay: Zachary Ghafoor, Tristan Seidel, Bert Trzebiatowski; first place

• Introduction to FBLA Test: Rohi Asher; first place

• Local Chapter Annual Business Report Prejudge and Presentation: Sajjad Hussain, Hania Zatek, Piotr Zatek; first place

• Parliamentary Procedure Test and Roleplay (4-5 team): Abbas Hussain; first place

• Partnership with Business Project Prejudge and Presentation: Emily Carney, Lilah Hill, Nic Ganek; first place

• Sales Presentation Presentation: Rohan Aulakh, Ryder Majestic, Vincent RIcci; first place

• Social Media Strategies Presentation: Isabelle Guffey, Krisha Kordia, Ruth Okedina; first place

• Website Design Presentation: Lauren Aldrich, Sophie Khobdeh; first place

• Client Service Roleplay (Solo): Jack Hanson; second place

• Computer Applications Test and Production (Solo): Josh Plage; second place

• Data Analysis Presentation: Emily Carney, Ellie Coburn, Nic Ganek; second place

• Digital Video Production Prejudge and Presentation: Colin Braunschweig, Dain Meyer, Daniel Herrera; second place

• Health Care Administration Test: Yuliya Skochylis; second place

• Help Desk Test and Roleplay (Solo): Melissa Miceli; second place

• Introduction to Social Media Strategies Presentation: Ava Pope, Oleksandra Sapdyieva, Mackenzie Stieff; second place

• Mobile Application Development Presentation: Sajjad Hussain, Matthew Lee, Piotr Zatek; second place

• Network Infrastructures Test: Nathan Ganek; second place

• Agribusiness Test: Daniel Estrada; third place

• Computer & Simulation Programming Presentation: Jacob Tondryk; third place

• Financial Statement Analysis Prejudge and Presentation: Amanda Tauscher, Hania Zatek; third place

• Future Business Leader Prejudge, Test, and Presentation (Solo): Kylee Fedorowicz; third place

• Hospitality and Event Management Test and Roleplay: Claire Harte, Faith Healy, ; third place

• Introduction to Business Communication Test: Alexia Manalo; third place

• Public Speaking Speech (Solo): Shawn Stonis; third place

• Supply Chain Management Test: Ayran Patel; third place

• Digital Animation Prejudge and Presentation: Logan Braunschweig; fourth place

• Electronic Career Portfolio Presentation (Solo): Itzel Garcia; fourth place

• Introduction to Public Speaking Speech (Solo): Avery Vo; fourth place

• Public Service Announcement Presentation: Daniela Cardos, Madison Carolino, Rachel Herrera; fourth place

• Accounting II Test: Leo Mandujano-Delgado; fifth place

• Introduction to Programming Presentation: William Dilinskis; fifth place

• Securities and Investments Test: Jacob Braunschweig; fifth place

• Website Coding and Development Presentation: Tyler Dobson, Michael Harding, Jason Saini; fifth place

• Word Processing Test and Production (Solo): Marshawn Gallego; fifth place

• Business Management Test and Roleplay: Sean Aulakh, Noah Schmidt; seventh place

• Impromptu Speaking Speech (Solo): Kyle Bond; seventh place

• Sports & Entertainment Management Test and Roleplay: Logan Andrews, Emily Lisi, Riley Bixby; seventh place

• Introduction to Information Technology Test: Evan Besancon; eighth place

• Introduction to Marketing Concepts Test: Kelsey Piehl; eighth place

• Visual Design Presentation: Katherine Bindas, Abigail Plage, Isabella Sebastian; eighth place

• Journalism Test: Emily Williams; ninth place

• Cybersecurity Test: Riley Carr; 10th place

• Human Resource Management Test: Julia Jozwiak; 10th place

• Insurance and Risk Management Test: Robin Fefferman: 10th place

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