CHS at NFLCPictured from left are Olivia Palamara, Jacob Smith, Hafeezah Lewis, Kelly Mason, Julia DiVeronica, Paul Gregoris, Mrs. Garofalo and Lindsey Smith.

(Canastota, NY – Nov. 2013) From Nov. 14 to 17 seven members from Canastota High School’s FBLA chapter traveled to Cleveland, Ohio to attend the Future Business Leaders of America National Fall Leadership Conference. 

Members attended two general sessions on Friday and Saturday evenings where motivational speakers provided dynamic inspirational keynote addresses.

On Friday and Saturday members also attended many informative workshops that were presented throughout the day. Topics such as leadership, technology, parliamentary procedure, business communications, and others, were presented to the nearly 2,000 members attending from throughout the United States.

Canastota members, Paul Gregoris and Hafeezah Lewis competed in the Battle of the Chapters competition vs. other New York State FBLA members.  Paul finished in first place and Hafeezah finished second.

While in Cleveland, the Canastota members toured the area including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

Elizabeth Garofalo, club adviser, accompanied the members to the conference.

By martha

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