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Port Angeles Business Students Attend Regional Conference

Port Angeles Business Students Attend Regional Conference
Posted on 02/08/2017
Port Angeles Business Students Attend Regional ConferencePort Angeles, Wash. – “Not the steady rain or a two-hour bus breakdown deterred our Port Angeles High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) from a successful day of competition,” reported Bernie Brabant, co-advisor for the student organization.”  Pam Helpenstell serves as advisor with Brabant.

“We had 32 FBLA members from Port Angeles compete in the Puget Sound Region Winter Conference held February 4th at Pacific Lutheran University,” Brabant continued. “This conference is a qualifier for our state conference held in Spokane in April.  There were 455 students competing from 18 chapters from the Puget Sound Region. We had 21 members qualify for state including 5 who placed first in their event.  

Please congratulate the following students for their success (Event, student names, and placement for the events are listed.):

Social Media Campaign
Briana Yacklin, 6th; Meiqi Liang, 6th

Public Speaking I
Amelie Atwater, 5th; Areej Al Awadhi, 6th

Business Ethics
Tana Hiigel, 2nd
Taylor Beebe, 2nd

Emerging Business Issues      
Jackie Young, 2nd
Andrew Pena, 2nd
Mauritz Ahlburg, 2nd

Intro to Business Presentation
Hannah Heustis, 6th
Kirstyn Wahlsten, 6th
Mauritz Ahlburg, 1st
Kiara West, 1st

Client Service
Areej Al Awadhi, 1st

Help Desk
Emily Menshew, 1st

Accounting II
Amber Benoit, 1st

Business Law
Taylor Beebe, 3rd

Computer Problem Solving
AJ Deford, 6th

Cyber Security
Alex Winebrenner, 3rd
Haylen Gerhard, 2nd

Insurance & Risk Mgmt
Alyssa Sweet, 5th

Networking Concepts
Haylen Gerhard, 5th

Personal Finance
Alyssa Sweet, 2nd

Introduction to Business
Mauritz Ahlburg, 6th
Areej Al Awadhi, 2th

Intro to Business Comm
Grayson Mahany, 6th
Mauritz Ahlburg, 5th

Intro to Financial Math
Grayson Mahany, 2nd
Madison Orth, 6th

Intro to Parliamentary Pro
Jackie Young, 6th
Morgan Mitchell, 4th
Kiara West, 5th

Network Design
Haylen Gerhard, 2nd
Noah Sinnes, 2nd
Taylor Beebe, 2nd

Accompanying photo shows FBLA students who attended the Puget Sound Region Winter Conference held February 4th at Pacific Lutheran University.  

Front row, left to right: Hailey Robinson, Hannah Huestis, Jackie Young, Emily Menshew, Arrej Al Awadhi, Meiqi Liang, Madison Orth, Raven Sharpe, Morgan Mitchell, Alexus Spencer, Felecia Che,

Second row, left to right: Andrew Pena, Kirstyn Wahlsten, Senator Atwater, Kiara West, Mauritz Ahlburg, Alex Winebrenner, Noah Sinnes, Tana Hiigel, Taylor Beebe, Eva Kirkland, Emily Metzler, Amber Benoit, Polly Price, Brianna Yacklin, Haylen Gerhard, Nadia Cole, Amelie Atwater.

Photo Credit:  Port Angeles High School FBLA

For additional assistance, contact:

Tina Smith-O’Hara
Communications and Community Relations Coordinator
Port Angeles School District
360.565.3703 
tsmithohara@portangelesschools.org