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Pine Bluffs FBLA students place at competition


February 15, 2018

Courtesy Mary Jacobsen

Left to right: Stuart Lerwick, Madysen Graves, Jason Mickelson, Ty Sweeter, Scott Fornstrom, Jaden Shelit, Grace Steenburgen, KiyEllen Lanning, Caitlyn Eggli, Hannah Wallowingbull, Abby Gray, Alexis DePaulittle, Carson Rabou, Dalton Schaefer, Dominic Paice

In 1937, Hamden L. Forkner of Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City proposed a national club to promote business education. The proposal was accepted, passed, and funded in 1940 and has since been call Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Since then, it has grown and is a club in schools all across the country. FBLA focuses on preparing students to be the future business leaders of tomorrow. Not knowing how FBLA impacted the students, I decided to ask fellow classmates Grace Steenburgen and Jaden Shelit.

"It's a club that helps me build on my business skills. I run a...

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