Members of the Eldon Future Business Leaders of America chapter earned 21 FBLA Business Achievement Awards. There are four levels of leadership achievement awards, each consisting of the following business, education and leadership elements. These areas are integrated into the FBLA-PBL goals, programs, and partnerships; aligned with NBEA standards; includes integrated classroom activities; takes into consideration the strategic needs at each level of association; in conjunction with and influenced by current business practices and corporate needs.
Ten Future Awards were earned. This award focuses on basic business skills, introduction to community service, and FBLA involvement at the local level; entries are certified by the local chapter adviser. Awards winners received pins and a certificate at the local level. The following members were awarded the Future Award: Sydnee Bishop, Baylee Bledsoe, Amber Bungart, Jessica Bungart, Austin Catron, Joey Hanes, Dakota Jones, Jordyn Schmidt, Maddie Scrivner, and Lucy Wilson.
Seven Business Awards were earned. This award focuses on local and regional/district and state involvement; intermediate business skills; and leadership in the community. Awards winners received pins and a certificate at the local level. Members must have received the Future Award in order to receive the Business Award. The following FBLA members were awarded the Business Award: Madasen Balch, Meriah Dinwiddie, Sarah Hees, Dakota Jones, Maddie Scrivner, Taylor Wall and Amber Bungart.
Three Leader Awards were earned. This award focuses on local, regional/district, state and national involvement; advanced business skills, and community leadership. It requires a presentation portfolio submission, to include a resume, interview evaluation and verifying documentation of activities completed. Award winners received recognition at the FBLA State Leadership Conference on April 22. The following FBLA members were awarded the Leader Award: Leah Simpson, Morgan Varner, and Taylor Wall.
One America Award was earned. This award focuses on pulling together all aspects of business. Members must utilize social media tools, enter a report at district contest, and prepare an online portfolio. Bradley Dinwiddie will receive this award at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas this summer.
This is the seventh year the Eldon FBLA chapter has submitted members to receive the FBLA Business Achievement Awards. The Eldon FBLA chapter is sponsored by Shelly Henderson and Jerri Haley.