34 FBLA Members Win Medals at Dade County State Competition
The Future Business Leaders of America Club (FBLA) competed in district competition with 66 students and 34 of them brought home medals in their individual/team competitions, including 10 gold medals. The winners were: Advertising 2nd Place: Luis Felipe, Broadcast Journalism 2nd Place: Andres Lonescu/Marcel Von Herment/Grant Archer, Business Calculations 2nd Place: Stefan Hengartner, Business Communications 1st place: Emilio Valenzuela, Coding and Programming - 1st Place: David Perez, Computer Problem Solving 1st Place: Jesus Capo, Digital Video Production 2nd Place: Michael Saco, Christopher Gomez, Economics 1st Place: Michael Milian, Economics 3rd Place: Matthew Corazon, Impromptu Speaking 3rd Place: Clyde Dozier, Insurance Risk Management 4th Place: Chris Yankana, Introduction to Business 3rd Place: Adrian Noy, Introduction to Business 4th Place: Andres Miranda, Introduction to Business Procedures 2nd Place: Leo Cruz, Introduction to Business Procedures 4th Place: Daniel Rebollar, Introduction to FBLA 4th Place: Daniel Volpe, Introduction to Financial Math 3rd Place: Lukas Bleichner, Introduction to Financial Math 4th Place: Patrick Valerius, Introduction to Information Technology 1st Place - Justin Parrondo, Introduction to Public Speaking - 3rd Place - Dominic Alberty, Marketing Team 1st Place: Anthony Graubard and Angel Toro, Networking Concepts 2nd Place: Matthew Lopez Calleja, Organizational Leadership 3rd Place: Thomas Packert, Personal Finance 4th Place: Nick Richards, Public Service Announcement Team 1st Place: Daniel Diaz and Jose Fernandez, Public Speaking 2nd Place: Weikkang Hu, Sales Presentation 1st Place: Carlos Mesa, Securities and Investments 3rd Place: Andres Celis, Securities and Investments 4th Place: Sebastian Delatorre. The team will be representing Dade County in the State competition in March.
We also thank the rest of the students who, although did not win a medal, worked very hard and were an integral part of the overall team. Special thanks to Mr. Corazon, Mr. Moritz, Mr. Larrubia, Mr. Scholer, and Mr. Delgado who helped prepare the students throughout the process.