Commack News: Future Business Leaders Successful at Spring Competition

 Thirty members of Commack High School’s Future Business Leaders Club competed in the FBLA Spring District Competition at Hofstra University. More than half won awards for their presentations.

                      “We are proud of each competing member’s participation and accomplishments at FBLA’s State District Competition,” said club co-advisor, Erin Maxcaro.  “It is an excellent opportunity for all members to prepare and apply classroom concepts in a workforce-simulated competitive environment to broaden job skills and knowledge for their future.”

                       Members prepare by studying from previous exams and course notes and practice performance events with advisers during homeroom, before school, and after school. “These students also have taken or are currently enrolled in a variety of courses that can prepare them for FBLA competitions such as College Computer Applications, Business Law, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Career and Financial Management, Wall Street, IB Business Management, Computer Science, Financial Math and Public Speaking,” said Sandra Braun, the club’s other co-advisor. “This real-world activity allows them to apply the business concepts they learned in class in a positive way.”


Photo: Courtesy of the Commack School District.  

Students in photo:

Adam Dubi – 1st Place Impromptu Speaking

Ariana Aghili – 4th Place Client Services

Ben Glick – 3rd Place Global Business

Danielle Giardina – 4th Place Business Communications

Dylan Caruana – 2nd Place Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Emma Shield – 3rd Place Word Processing

Faith Chi – 1st Place Accounting II

John Scoppio – 1st Place Public Speaking

Madyson Modone – 4th Place Introduction to Public Speaking

Megan Maass – 5th Place Global Business

Sabrina Cinque – 1st Place Business Decision Making

Sarah Dodd – 5th Place Introduction to Business

Shane Murphy – 4th Place Marketing

Stephanie Ramirez – 2nd Place Hospitality Management

Talia Bloch – 5th Place Business Law

Tasnim Moawad – 3rd Place Business Communications & 3rd Place Job Interview

Tom Grgas – 3rd Place Job Interview & 2nd Place Banking & Financial Management

Zachary Schnitzer – 2nd Place Accounting II

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