Metro Tech’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter Shows its Strength at the State Leadership Conference

Posted by Community Relations on 4/13/2016

Metro Tech’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter, the largest in the state, showed its strength at the State Leadership Conference. Fourteen students placed first, second or third in eight events, and qualified for the Nationals, in June in Atlanta. In all, Metro finished in the top 10 in 24 events. Gisselle Beltran, Eloisa Sanchez and Karen Valenzuela won Intro to Business Presentation; Christian Borcardo and Jaime Barboza won the Banking and Finance event, and Maria Mansillas was first in Securities and Investments. Three teams placed third in Community Service Report, partnership with Business Report and Intro to Business Presentation, Individually, Beltran also placed third in Intro to Business, and Barboza was third in Securities and Investments. Six more Metro Tech students will go to Atlanta, representing two of 16 teams that qualified in the Virtual Business competition earlier this year.   Sajjad Stanikzai was elected as a state officer, and will serve on the Arizona Executive Council next year representing Phoenix Union.