MISSION HIGH SCHOOL FBLA Places Two at Texas FBLA State Leadership Conference – Attending Nationals in Atlanta, GA in June 2016
Yvette Cazares and Gerardo Hernandez, Mission High School FBLA chapter members, placed 4th in Word Processing and 4th in Database Design and Application, respectively, at the Texas FBLA State Leadership Conference held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston, TX on March 3 – 5, 2016. Yvette and Gerardo now qualify to attend and compete at the FBLA National Leadership Conference to be held in Atlanta, GA from June 27 to July 03, 2016. Yvette Cazares was named Who’s Who in Texas FBLA. Ramiro J. O’caña, adviser, was recognized for 36 years of service to FBLA. The Mission FBLA chapter was recognized for 100% Endowment fund participation and for helping with the March of Dimes.
The Word Processing event consists of two-parts: a one-hour online exam consisting of objective-type questions related to the application knowledge of Word Processing concepts; and a one-hour production test.
The Database Design and Application event consists of two-parts: a one-hour online consisting of objective-type questions related to the application knowledge of Database Design and Applications concepts; and a one-hour production test.
A total of 8 members represented the Mission High School FBLA Chapter at the State competition. Other members attending the State Conference were: Diego Bustillos, Rebeca Gomez, Jay Reta-Cordoba, Dante Rodriguez, Marco Silva, and Pedro Silva. Members attended a variety of workshops, exhibits, a general session, voting and recognition sessions, and the Installation of State Officers/Awards of Excellence Program. Mr. Ramiro J. O’caña, Mission High School FBLA Adviser, and Ms. Corinna Ortiz, guest chaperone, accompanied the group.
Future Business Leaders of America is a national organization for high school students preparing for careers in business occupations. Its college counterpart is Phi Beta Lambda (PBL). The FBLA National theme is “Connect”.