Pictured front row from left are Jacob Fleming and Derick Trost; row two Hafeezah Lewis, Marissa Williams, Emily Collins, Holly Wilkinson, Alyssa Drummond, Bobbi Jo Hannan and Ariel Orcutt; row three Ms. Elizabeth Garofalo, Anthony Mitchell, Aida Munoz, Linda Liu, Shea Foster and John Nirelli and in row four are Kevin Hoyt, Josh Baan and Jason Quaglia.

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 2012) The Canastota FBLA-PBL chapter attended the annual Spring District Meeting held at Herkimer BOCES in Herkimer Friday Feb. 3. Seventeen Canastota High School students attended the all-day event along with nearly 200 students and 11 chapters from Madison, Oneida and Herkimer counties.

The activities of the day included written and performance competitive events in the areas of business and technology. Canastota High School came away with several awards including several students advancing directly to the state level. The New York State Leadership Conference will be held in Rochester during April.

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) is a nonprofit career and technical student organization that prepares students for careers in business and business education. Its mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

To learn more, see FBLA-PBL’s website at www.fbla-pbl.org or call (800) FBLA-WIN.


Elimination Events – 1st and 2nd Place advance to the State Leadership Conference, 3rd place serve as alternates

Basic Decision Making – Jacob Fleming – 1st Place

Client Services – John Nirelli – 3rd Place

Impromptu Speaking – Derick Trost – 3rd Place

Job Interview – Bobbi Jo Hannan – 1st Place

Public Speaking 1 – Ariel Orcutt – 1st Place

Public Speaking 2 – Josh Bazan – 2nd Place

Battle of the Chapters

1st Place – Ariel Orcutt

3rd Place – Derick Trost

Business Calculations

1st Place – Jason Quaglia

4th Place – Linda Liu

Business Communications

1st Place – Josh Bazan

Business Procedures

3rd Place – Marissa Williams

4th Place – Alyssa Drummond

Desktop Publishing

4th Place – Emily Collins

Entrepreneurship – Team

2nd Place – Josh Bazan

2nd Place – John Nirelli

FBLA Principles and Procedures – 9-10

1st Place – Ariel Orcutt

2nd Place – Jacob Fleming

FBLA Principles and Procedures – 11-12

1st Place – Bobbi Jo Hannan

Global Business

1st Place – Linda Liu

5th Place –Aida Munoz

Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure

3rd Place – Derick Trost

Introduction to Word Processing

1st Place – Hafeezah Lewis

Management Decision Making

1st Place – Ariel Orcutt

2nd Place – Aida Munoz

3rd Place – Hafeezah Lewis

Sports Management

4th Place – John Nirelli

Store Window Display

3rd Place – Melissa McGovern

4th Place – Aida Munoz

4th Place – Marissa Williams

Word Processing 11

4th Place – Holly Wilkinson



By martha

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