GREENE COUNTY TECH SCHOOL DISTRICT

“Investing in the Future... One Student at a Time.”

5413 West Kingshighway Paragould, Ar. 72450

870.236.2762

FBLA

FBLA

- Greene County Tech High School

 

Creating Leaders One Student at a Time.

For the 6th year, Greene County Tech FBLA Chapter received the coveted Gold Seal Chapter Award as well as the National Outstanding Chapter. Greene County Tech FBLA had 3 students, Clay Liddell, Zack Snyder and Emily Riggs, to qualify to compete at Nationals in Chicago this summer..

Become a leader in your school and community when you become a member. Learn to lead! Develop friendships! Earn recognition! All of these adventures and more await you when you become a member of FBLA.

 

FBLA is a national association of nearly a quarter million students interested in becoming more successful in the business world. You will get to know people in your area and across the state at exciting leadership conferences.

 

Membership in FBLA helps you learn about business and gives you the opportunity to see the “real world” through interaction with business leaders from across the country!

 

Membership will provide you with:

·     Career preparation opportunities

·     Leadership development and achievement

·     Outstanding leadership conferences

·     Challenging competitions

·     Community service experience

·     Friendship and fun

·     Informative publications

·     Networking with peers and business professionals

 

Members have the opportunity to compete for awards and recognition on the local, state, and national levels in more than 50 different event categories including Web site development, marketing, business plan, public speaking, job interview, network design, and many more!

 

Meet and make friends with members of your own school as well as other schools in your area and across the state. Network! It’s not who you know, it is who knows you! Through FBLA, you will make connections to the business world and form networks that will last a lifetime! Join in the fun and participate in local activities like Fall Festival, business luncheons, leadership conferences, and other social activities.

 

Dues: $13.00—(National $6.00, State $3.00, Local 4.00)

 

2015-2016 Officers Elect

·     Bailey Shoe—President

·     Shelby Carson—Vice President

·     Madison Wilson—Secretary

·     Kaitlyn Colburn—Treasurer

·     Vanessa Johnston—Reporter

·     Ashlyn Crawford—Parliamentarian

·     Bradley Meadows—Sophomore Representative

 

Greene County Tech FBLA   participates in many community service projects including two State FBLA Service Projects , Arkansas Children’s Hospital and March of DimesGreene County Tech FBLA raised $1,500.00 for Arkansas Children’s Hospital and $2,500.00 for March of Dimes receiving recognition at State Leadership conference..

Greene County Tech FBLA hosts an annual American Enterprise Luncheon for our FBLA members as well as FBLA members from Crowley’s Ridge Academy, Marmaduke, Paragould, and Rector.

FBLA hosts the Sweetheart Pageant as our fundraiser.  You will use your creative talents and learn teamwork skills as we prepare for the longest running fund raiser held at Greene County Tech dating back to 1962. 

FBLA Business Achievement Awards

 

Earn recognition for your service and volunteer work.  The Business Achievement Awards (BAA) are an aggressive, self-directed, results-based business and leadership program designed to complement academics while accelerating a student's leadership skills. The awards focus on the words surrounding the FBLA Crest: Service, Education, and Progress. There is a heavy emphasis on education with integrated classroom projects.

The individual recognition is a four-tier program aligned with the FBLA-PBL Goals, NBEA Standards, and Career Clusters. The individual program has a March 1 deadline. The BAA has four distinct award levels-Future, Business, Leader, and America. Earn credit for FBLA projects, assignments in your business classes, and attending conferences.

n     Future and Business – awarded at local level.

n     Leader awarded at state level.

n     America awarded at national level.

 

Competitive Events Information

 

The FBLA-PBL National Awards Program recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. At the State Leadership Conferences, students compete in events testing their business knowledge and skills. Top state winners are then eligible to compete for national awards at the National Leadership Conference each summer.

 

Competitive events fall into three categories: individual, team, and chapter. Individual and team events focus on skills useful in leadership and career development; chapter events recognize overall achievement and performance in chapter management and growth.

The specific goals of FBLA are to:

·     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 which 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 wo