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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Syracuse FBLA team places 10th in Nashville

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  • The Syracuse FBLA Partnership with Business team of Emily Harsin, Jameson Bennett, and Aaron Halvorsen placed tenth at the National Future Business Leader Conference at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.   
    A report describing their project with Headwind Consumer Products was judged prior to the conference. Each team then had to give a seven minute presentation to judges and 15 teams were selected into a final presentation round.
    Shelby Burr helped the team prepare the Partnership with Business report prior to the conference and competed in the Future Business Leader event at NLC.  Aaron Halvorsen also competed in Business Calculations. Samantha Young was in the FBLA Principles and Procedures event and Alyssa Rippe was in Computer Applications.
    State FBLA Treasurer AnnaLee Christensen helped lead  meetings for the Nebraska delegates and attended various presentations and officer meetings. The members also attended exhibits, workshops and general sessions. The Syracuse Chapter was recognized for being a Gold Seal Chapter and increasing their membership by at least seven members.
    Adviser Susan Wellman was recognized at the opening general session as Nebraska’s Outstanding Local Adviser. During the Mountain Plains Regional meeting, she received a plaque and certificate for the honor.
    The 2014 NLC was the biggest ever with over 10,000 in attendance. Nebraska FBLA placed in the top 10 in 30 events.

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