Yorba Linda High Future Business Leaders of America compete at Southern Section Leadership Conference

FBLA from YLHS at VHS!

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, 33 Yorba Linda High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members took part in the Southern Section Leadership Conference at Valencia High School in Placentia.

The Mustangs competed against hundreds of students in various events such as Introduction to Business, Public Speaking, Impromptu, Financial Math, Entrepreneurship, Global Business, and more. For YLHS, all grade levels competed and they are very proud of our final results! Here is a list of students that placed in the top 10 in their events:

Place Event Chapter Member
2nd place Creed Rohita Thammineni
1st place (State Qualifier) Entrepreneurship Soham Bhagat and Ishaan Sakhrani
6th place (State Qualifier) Global Business Brandon Leong and Chris Tang
2nd place (State Qualifier) Impromptu Speaking Wayne Chan
3rd place (State Qualifier) Introduction to Business Communication Ishaan Sakhrani
2nd place (State Qualifier) Introduction to Business Procedures Soham Bhagat
7th place Introduction to Business Procedures Joshua Lee
2nd place (State Qualifier) Introduction to Financial Math Rohita Thammineni
10th place Introduction to Information Technology Timothy Lee
1st place (State Qualifier) Introduction to Information Technology Dylan Shih
1st place (State Qualifier) Introduction to Public Speaking Anna Zhang
8th place Marketing Rachel Allsup, Sydnie Chin, Emily Remer
6th place (State Qualifier) Personal Finance Janet Han
6th place (State Qualifier) Word Processing Amelie Tran

YL FBLA also placed 6th out of 27 chapters to win Sweepstakes, a contest in which chapters win points for how many members placed in the top 10 in events. Last year the Mustangs had placed 9th.

Finally, we have another member that had interviewed for a position in the Southern Section Board. YL FBLA is proud to have Ishaan Sakhrani as Leadership Associate for Southern Section Board, where he will have a vital role in the management of Southern Section FBLA of over 30 chapters.

“As always, thank you for your continued support of Business Education and YL FBLA!” shared the school’s Mustang Business Academy Coordinator, Samiya Hai.

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