17 PM students qualify for state Future Business Leaders conference

   Seventeen Penn Manor High School students have qualified to compete at the Future Business Leaders of America state conference in Hershey in April.

   The students qualified by placing in the top two or three at the FBLA Region 18 Conference, held Dec. 18 at Cocalico High School. In addition to Penn Manor, students from Cocalico, Conestoga Valley, Hempfield, Lancaster Catholic, Solanco and Elizabethtown participated in the conference.

   Students took tests or completed oral presentations as part of the competition. Here are the results:

  • Kyle Ament: first place, Accounting I.
  • The team of Tim Hermansen and Dominic Roma: first place, Sports Management.
  • Kaden Peart: first place, Insurance and Risk Management.
  • Alex Mowery: second place, Personal Finance.
  • The team of Lucas Charles and Owen Harris: second place, Banking and Financial Systems.
  • Jonah Eby: second place, Business Law.
  • Gavin Davidson: second place, Emerging Business Issues.
  • Greg Burrows: second place, Entrepreneurship.
  • Max Forrey: second place, Global Business.
  • Alex Mowery: second place, Personal Finance.  
  • Luis Then-Frias: third place, Introduction to Business.
  • Dara Helfrich: third place, Introduction to Public Speaking.
  • The team of Trevor Grassel, Owen Rohrer and Dan Mader: third place, Management Decision Making.
  • Eibhlin Arvizu: third place, Organizational Leadership.
  • Hunter Hoffman: third place, Personal Finance.

     All but one of these students qualified for the FBLA State Leadership Conference, scheduled for April 6-8 at Hershey Lodge & Convention Center.

  Congratulations to these students, and best wishes as you compete on the state level!

From left, Gavin Davidson, Kaden Peart and Dara Helfrich.