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MHS FBLA students earn regional awards

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Above, JSRCC regional president Candice Owens passes the gavel to newly-elected regional president Marcus Peters at the JSRCC FBLA Spring Regional Conference.
The Middlesex High School Future Business Leaders of America Chapter attended the JSRCC Regional Spring Conference at Hermitage High School in Richmond on March 12. 

The conference was presided over by JSRCC president and MHS senior Candice Owens.

The FBLA spring conference is held to present competition awards and to elect officers for the next academic year. Middlesex High was well represented in what many consider to be the toughest high school competition in America. 

Receiving awards for MHS were: Kasey Haden, 3rd place in Accounting I; Katlin Major, 3rd place in Accounting II; Trey Johnson, Ashae Burnett and Kristin Andrews, 3rd place in Entrepreneurship; Kevin Walsh, 2nd place in Business Math; Lauren Beebe and Susan Dunaway,2nd place in Network Design; and Dallas Dickey, 2nd place in Word Processing I. 

Owens was also chosen as a finalist for a prestigious FBLA scholarship.

In the elections held at the conference, sophomore Marcus Peters was elected JSRCC regional president. Peters will also serve as the Virginia state vice president representing the JSRCC Region when he is installed at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in April.

Carl McWhorter and William Griffin serve as FBLA faculty advisors.

posted 03.19.2009

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