Fifteen students from Payson High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competed at the annual Arizona FBLA state conference in Tucson on April 13 through April 15.
They competed in 19 different events ranging from business calculations to public speaking.
The students’ specialties are the computer events as they are all students of Bud Evans’ information technology classes at PHS.
Six students qualified to attend this year’s FBLA National Conference in being held June 27 through July 3 in Nashville, Tenn.
Results of the state competition are as follows:
Wesly Goldschmidt: Fifth in Computer Problem Solving (going to FBLA Nationals)
Justice Owens: Ninth in Cyber Security (going to FBLA Nationals)
Cayse Barry: 10th in Introduction to Information Technology (going to FBLA Nationals)
Michael Cai: Fifth in Introduction to Information Technology (going to FBLA Nationals)
Ryan Krimsky: Ninth in Introduction to Information Technology (going to FBLA Nationals)
Rishele Shoults: 10th in Network Concepts (going to FBLA Nationals)
Adele Becker: Seventh in Digital Video Production.
Owens, Shoults, Goldschmidt; Fourth Network Design Team
Honorable mentions went to: Elizabeth Mabb, Kevin Price, Alex Lewus, Marshall Parsons, Keith Foster, Daniel Quinonez, Daniel Bruner and Jason Lemon.
PHS FBLA can use financial help to attend the national conference. Those interested in helping can give direct donations or contribute to Credit For Kids. The PUSD website also has a link of the Arizona FBLA icon to DormCo.com to purchase items and PHS FBLA receives a portion back. Any help would be greatly appreciated.