Members of the DeKalb County High School's Future Business Leaders of America Club brought home awards from Regional and State Competitions this year.
The Regional competition was held March 6 at Cumberland University and all of the local
students placed in the top five of their competitions, making them eligible to compete at the State Competitions held in April. All students went beyond their assigned competition and
took some "open" event tests.
At the State Competitions in Chattanooga, local students competed against 1,871 students from all counties in Tennessee.
Luke Willoughby was elected State Vice-President for the 2008-2009 school year, and will represent Tennessee and DeKalb County at the National FBLA Conference in Atlanta in June.
Also this year, a DeKalb County student, John Malone, is the recipient of the Cumberland
University FBLA Scholarship.
At the Regional Competitions, the local winners are as follows:Read the rest of this article