Leyden announces results from the FBLA leadership conference

Updated 1/31/2019 7:05 AM

The students, who are members of FBLA chapters at the East and West campuses, participated in competitive events and finished within the top ten places.

Leyden students were among the more than 900 members from 25 northern Illinois FBLA chapters that participated in the conference. The event included activities in personal development, business and leadership training, election of 2019-20 area officers, and numerous competitions.


The following Leyden students finished in the top ten of their competitive event and have qualified to participate at the FBLA State Leadership Conference to be held April 5-6 in Springfield.

Sunny Patel and Tony Nguyen -- 6th Place, Website Design
Mark Praca -- 7th Place, Business Financial Plan
Beatriz Verin and Catherine Saponieri - 9th Place, Marketing
Mark Praca -- 9th Place, Emerging Business Issues

Jakub Drwal - 1st Place, Introduction to Business
Jesus Carranza -- 1st Place, Networking Concepts
Dominik Skorynko -- 2nd Place, Computer Problem Solving
Denise Garcia -- 6th Place, Business Law
Erin Stanton -- 6th Place, Introduction to Financial Math
Jeremy Bui -- 6th Place, Introduction to Business Communication
Kitzia Avila -- 9th Place, Economics

Future Business Leaders of America -- Phi Beta Lambda, is a nationwide, nonprofit association with a quarter million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields.

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