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PAHS FBLA Students at Nationals in MD

PAHS FBLA Students at Nationals in MD
Posted on 07/03/2018
PAHS FBLA Students at Nationals in MDSenator Milo Atwater, PAHS Class of 2108, and Talia Anderson, PAHS Class of 2021, participated in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Baltimore, MD held June 28 – July 1.

Atwater’s event was under the category of Emerging Business Issues, and his presentation topic was about Crowd Sourcing.   Anderson competed in the category of Introduction to Business Communications.

On June 30, FBLA advisor Pam Helpenstell notified PAHS staff from Baltimore that Senator Milo Atwater had moved into the finals round of competition.   “We were able to watch him compete in the finals this morning,” said Helpenstell.  “We find out if they placed at closing ceremonies tomorrow evening.”  

Over 12,000 students and advisors attended opening ceremonies, according to Helpenstell.  Senator Milo Atwater finished in the top 14 out of 98 teams in his event. 

“I am proud of both of these students.  I want to congratulate Milo, who just graduated from PAHS in June, and is Harvard-bound in fall!” said Helpenstell.

Helpenstell and Bernie Brabant are co-advisors for PAHS’s FBLA group.

FBLA is an American career and technical student organization that has been around since 1940.  FBLA primarily helps students transition to the business world.  For more information, go to www.fbla-pbl.org.

Submitted photo/Port Angeles School District – (From left) PAHS students Senator Milo Atwater and Talia Anderson, with teacher/advisor Pam Helpenstell (center) at national FBLA competition in Baltimore, MD.  Atwater finished in the top 14 out of 98 teams in his event.

For additional assistance, please contact:

M. Patsene Dashiell
Communications & Community Relations Coordinator
pdashiell@portangelesschools.org
Ph: 360-565-3703
Port Angeles School District
Central Services – 216 East 4th Street
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