Riverside FBLA fared well at conference

Riverside High School Future Business Leaders of America students attended the State Leadership Conference March 13-15 in Laramie and fared well, according to advisor JeriLyn Love.
“I am very proud of my members’ accomplishments,” said Love. “Their dedication, passion and hard work earned many of them a walk across the stage in front of their peers. Andrew (Sawyer) and Nick (Olmstead) will be rewarded for their accomplishments this summer when they attend the National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida in June.  I am very proud of all the members and their accomplishments at State.”
The conference was held at the University of Wyoming Business building. The FBLA organization prepares students for careers in business, marketing management, entrepreneurship, and technology by providing real-world experiences, skills, and knowledge necessary to be successful in the business world.  Students compete in FBLA competitive events which include a variety of opportunities such as chapter events, objective tests, presentation events, role-play events and production tests.
More than 585 students and advisers were able to attend this conference that ignited their passion for business. Members were able to compete in over 70 different competitive events ranging from objective tests, to roleplays, to speeches.
The following students placed in the top four for their events:
International Business: Andrew Sawyer, first, Supply Chain Management: Andrew Sawyer, second, Intro Marketing Concepts: Nicholas Olmstead, second, Computer Problem Solving: Paul Stone, third. , Intro to Parli Pro: Nicholas Olmstead, third, Computer Applications: Melisa Martinez, fourth, Intro to Business Procedures: Andrew Sawyer, fourth, Impromptu: Nicholas Olmstead, fourth.