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.