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:
|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.