Silex FBLA chapter will send 17 to the FBLA State Leadership Conference.

The District 7 Leadership Conference was held on Feb. 4 at Hannibal LaGrange University. Approximately 30 students from the Silex FBLA chapter competed for the State Leadership Conference, which is held in April on Missouri State University’s campus in Springfield. 

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SLC is a culmination of competitive events and leadership activities designed to enhance industry and education, leadership training, and career planning.  

Business Communication: Sydney Burkemper - 4th; Business Law: Krista Baker - 3rd and Landon White - 2nd;  Cybersecurity: Michael Fernau - 2nd; Insurance and Risk Management: Trey Mudd - 5th and Jaclyn Adams - 3rd;  Hospitality Management: Felicity Stokes and Sydney Burkemper - 2nd; Intro to FBLA: Kaylie Engelmeyer - 5th; Intro to Financial Math: Gwen Gilbert - 4th; Intro to Parli Pro: Allison Schneider - 3rd; Journalism: Kaitlyn Sierawski - 1st; Political Science: Michael Fernau - 3rd and Kylie Coats - 1st; Parliamentary Procedure: Krista Baker, Landon White, Steven Salyer, Gwen Gilbert - 1st; Sports and Entertainment Management: Tommy Grote and Justin Havlik - 5th

Pictured are the Silex FBLA members who competed at the District Leadership Conference. Back row (left to right) Jackson Murphree, Steven Salyer, Justin Havlik, Brian Henke, and Trey Mudd. Middle row (left to right) Landon White, Tommy Grote, Brecken Johnston, Kelan Kinion, Kaitlyn Sierawski, Krista Baker, Gwen Gilbert, Michael Fernau, and Tyler Boles. Front row (left to right) Kylie Coats, Chloee Kinion, Lilly Graham, Tessa Boles, Jenna Beckham, Kaylie Engelmeyer, Felicity Stokes, Jaclyn Adams, Madison Brawley, Hannah Smart, and Sydney Burkemper.                                                          (Article by Kylie Coats, FBLA Historian, Photo by Silex FBLA)