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Ortega Named FBLA State Champion

Congratulations to all the Explorers that represented Christopher Columbus High School in the highly competitive Future Business Leaders of America state conference. 

Leading the way was Fernando Ortega, who won the state competition in the category of Future Business Leader. This competition is one of the most difficult as the student has to score high on a 100 question test followed by a panel interview. He is the second FBLA state champion in Columbus history.
Other winners included:
Entrepreneurship Team (3rd place): Alexander Perez, Dominic Alberty, and Fabrizio Cisternino
Insurance and Risk Management (3rd place): Alec Rodriguez
Insurance and Risk Management (4th place): Jayden Alvarez
There were over 5,000 students competing in this virtual competition.
Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.