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Blue Ridge High School FBLA wins recognition at State Leadership Conference

Published on Monday, March 30, 2015

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FBLA members, pictured from back left to right: Marc Western, Gabby Leonard, Jonathan Coggins, Wilton Smith, Addison Callahan, Hannah Pendergrass, Shadda Corwin, Taylor Holton, Savannah Reeves, Isabel Greene, Abrianna Hill, Heather Fitch, Charlee Wilkerson, Hannah Cox, Hailey Chapman, Alicia DiPerri, Karlee Gibson, McKylie Bowen, Stephanie Casey-Collins, and Emily Steadman.

FBLA members, pictured from back left to right: Marc Western, Gabby Leonard, Jonathan Coggins, Wilton Smith, Addison Callahan, Hannah Pendergrass, Shadda Corwin, Taylor Holton, Savannah Reeves, Isabel Greene, Abrianna Hill, Heather Fitch, Charlee Wilkerson, Hannah Cox, Hailey Chapman, Alicia DiPerri, Karlee Gibson, McKylie Bowen, Stephanie Casey-Collins, and Emily Steadman.



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Rachel Crescibene, right, is presented a check from Beta Club advisor Chris Henslee, left, and BRHS principal Reena Watson, center.

Rachel Crescibene, right, is presented a check from Beta Club advisor Chris Henslee, left, and BRHS principal Reena Watson, center.



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Carolyn Hiller is pictured with her brother, father and mother.

Carolyn Hiller is pictured with her brother, father and mother.

Members of the Blue Ridge High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter won recognition in several competitive events at the FBLA State Leadership Conference held in Charleston March 19-22.

More than 2,000 students from South Carolina competed in the two-day program. The Blue Ridge chapter had 19 members attending the two-day conference.


Students who placed 1st — 3rd in their competition qualify to compete at the 2015 National Conference in Chicago this summer.

Blue Ridge members placed in the following events:

Addison Callahan — 1st Place Business Communication

Karlee Gibson, Heather Fitch and Charlee Wilkerson — 1st Place Digital Video Production

Shadda Corwin — 1st Place Electronic Career Portfolio

Wilton Smith — 1st Place Information Technology

Jonathan Coggins and Emily Steadman — 1st Place Web Design

Savannah Reeves — 1st Place Desktop Publishing

Isabel Greene — 3rd Place Business Math

Hannah Cox and Hailey Chapman — 3rd Place Desktop Publishing

Hannah Pendergrass — 4th Place Job Interview

Taylor Holton — 5th Place Sales Presentation 

"I am so proud of our Blue Ridge chapter," said Karlee Gibson, chapter president and state reporter. "They have risen to the challenge, and I am so ecstatic to attend Nationals with them this summer. FBLA is the best thing that I have been a part of in high school. I am excited to see where South Carolina and Blue Ridge FBLA will go in the future."

The Blue Ridge High chapter is led by Stephanie Casey-Collins. Chapter Officers are Karlee Gibson, president/state reporter; Heather Fitch, vice-president; Charlee Wilkerson, secretary; Shadda Corwin, treasurer; Ryan Teems, reporter; Hannah Pendergrass, historian; Taylor Holton, parliamentarian; and Jaclyn Kellems, social media coordinator.

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BRHS cheerleader Carolyn Hillier signed a cheerleading scholarship with Limestone College.

Hiller cheered for four years at Blue Ridge and plans to major in social work.

 

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