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County Mayor Proclaims FBLA Week

Pictured at the Weakley County Courthouse where a proclamation was read declaring February 13-19 as Future Business Leaders of America Week are DHS business teacher and FBLA-PBL adviser Stacey Lockhart, Mayor Bynum, Westview business teacher and FBLA-PBL adviser Kimberly Elliott and officers (Back, L to R) Dresden’s Jacey McClure and Paige Mallon and Westview’s Chase Winschel, Ellie Blackburn, Samantha Hurt and Jacob Foltz. (Greenfield business teacher and FBLA-PBL adviser Julie Sims and Greenfield representatives were unable to attend.)

WEAKLEY COUNTY (February 10) – Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum recently proclaimed February 13-19 as a week to celebrate the achievements of Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL). Weakley County Schools includes three chapters of the world’s largest business student career organization. Stacey Lockhart serves as the adviser at Dresden High School. Kimberly Elliott assumes the role at Westview with Julie Sims at Greenfield.

The proclamation notes FBLA-PBL “functions as an integral part of the business education curriculum” and commends the members, advisers, state officers, alumni, and sponsors “for their dedication to developing leaders for the future by preparing students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society.”

FBLA-PBL recognitions include Business Achievement Awards that allow students to progress from learning foundational concepts to exploring fundamentals of leadership to developing in a specific business skill or content area. Competitions cover a variety of topics such as Business Financial Plan, Data Analysis, E-Business and Social Media Strategies.


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