Mrs. Ellie Chandler, Mr. Brandon Griffin, Mrs. Tina Jones
FBLA is a nonprofit education association preparing students for careers in business and business-related fields. FBLA's mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.
*Who can join? Any 9-12 graders interested in pursuing a business career or who wants to be more prepared for their professional career.
*When do we meet? The 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month in the business classrooms, at 7:40 AM.
*What does it cost? State dues are $6, National dues are $6 and additional costs from optional conferences and competitions. (Additional costs may be offset by fund-raising)
*What can I gain from joining FBLA? Learn & Compete, attend conferences, seminars, institutes and receive quarterly ideas through FBLA publications. Active membership looks great on a college application and on your personal resume!
*Who is eligible for competition? Any 9-12 grader can join, but to compete you must have a business or marketing class during that school year.
Develop competent, aggressive business leadership.
Strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work.
Create more interest in and understanding of American business enterprise.
Encourage members in the development of individual projects that contribute to the improvement of home, business, and community.
Develop character, prepare for useful citizenship, and foster patriotism.
Encourage and practice efficient money management.
Encourage scholarship and promote school loyalty.
Assist students in the establishment of occupational goals.
Facilitate the transition from school to work.
Important Upcoming Dates
*FBLA Chapter meetings 1st/3rd Wednesdays each month
National Membership Dues Postmark deadline to qualify students for RCE, Nov. 4, 2016
Receipt deadline for RCE entry forms to regional board member, Nov. 4, 2016
*National Fall Leadership Conference (NFLC), Daytona Beach, FL, Nov.11-12, 2016
*Western Regional Competitive Events (RCE), Franklin, NC, Dec. 2, 2016
*FBLA-PBL Week, Feb. 5-11, 2017
*NC FBLA State Leadership Conference (SLC), Greensboro, NC, March 23-25, 2017
*March of Dimes Walk for Babies, April 2017
*National Leadership Conference (NLC), Baltimore, MD, June 28-July 1, 2017