More than 700 students in District V traveled to McNeese on Jan. 22 to compete at the district conference, including 72 St. Louis Catholic FBLA members, to compete in business and business-related events.

Saints students placed in 77 events, including nine first place-winning events, 36 superior ratings, and 32 excellent ratings. All first place and superior ratings will be advancing to state competition on March 29-31, 2020, at the Lafayette Cajun Dome Convention Center.

St. Louis Catholic competitors advancing to state are as follows.  Click here for all Saints’ results.

Advertising – Christian Wise – Superior
Agribusiness – Lucas Manuel – Superior
Banking & Financial Systems – Ava LaCombe – Superior
Banking & Financial Systems – Emma McCall – Superior
Business Calculations – Gabrielle Kuehn- Superior
Business Communication – Caroline Obluda – WINNER
Business Communication – Vean Rademeyer – Superior
Business Ethics – Cailyn Jones – Superior
Business Ethics – Gabrielle Karam – Superior
Business Ethics – James Brandon – Superior
Business Ethics – Madison Bebee – Superior
Business Ethics – Presley Gilbert – Superior
Business Ethics – Saizar Berlanga – Superior
Business Law – Eden Moreno – Superior
Client Service – Anaiya Turner – Superior
Client Service – Joseph Belcher – Superior
Computer Applications – Peter Obluda – WINNER
Current Events – Jake Hanks Team – WINNER
Current Events – Lucas Manuel – WINNER
Current Events – Vean Rademeyer – WINNER
Cyber Security – Jace Peloquin – WINNER
Cyber Security – Joshua France – Superior
Economics – Nicholas Ughovwa – Superior
Emerging Business Issues – Chaise Sutherland – WINNER
Emerging Business Issues – Karli Peshoff – WINNER
Emerging Business Issues – Megan Ughovwa – WINNER
Entrepreneurship – Jonah Reggie – Superior
Entrepreneurship – Joseph Belcher – Superior
Entrepreneurship – Lexie Miller – Superior
Global Business – Caroline Obluda – Superior
Global Business – Claire Brescher – Superior
Global Business – Colby Piatt – Superior
Global Business – Jace Peloquin – Superior
Global Business – McKenzie LeDuff – Superior
Healthcare Administration – Claire Brescher – WINNER
Healthcare Administration – Eden Moreno – Superior
Healthcare Administration – Mary Dempsey – Superior
Hospitality Management – Celia Villaume – Superior
Hospitality Management – Juliana Broussard – Superior
Hospitality Management – Kourtney Pitre – Superior
Insurance and Risk Management – Carson Mixon – Superior
Introduction to Business – Jalen Guidry – Superior
Introduction to Business Communication – Jennifer Lytle – Superior
Introduction to Business Communication – Kaia Austin – Superior
Introduction to FBLA – Chaise Sutherland – WINNER
Introduction to Information Technology – Callen Hale – Superior
Introduction to Information Technology – Jake Smith – Superior
Introduction to Information Technology – Peter Obluda – WINNER
Introduction to Public Speaking – Gavin Phillips – Superior
Journalism – Karina Cotten – Superior
Marketing – Adyn Gaughan – Superior
Marketing – Emma-B. Faul – Superior
Marketing – Jalen Guidry – Superior
Marketing – J-Allen Manuel – Superior
Marketing – Landon Cooley – Superior
Marketing – Nicholas Ughovwa – Superior
Ms. Future Business Leader – Emma-B. Faul – WINNER
Organizational Leadership – Jonah Reggie – Superior
Organizational Leadership – Molly Inman – Superior
Personal Finance – Aidan O’Neal – Superior
Personal Finance – Jake Hanks – Superior
Personal Finance – J-Allen Manuel – Superior
Political Science – Carson Mixon – Superior
Political Science – Will Canup – Superior
Sports and Entertainment Management – Jules Hardy – Superior
Sports and Entertainment Management – Stephen Kershaw – Superior
Sports and Entertainment Management – Xander Kihlken – Superior

About FBLA-PBL, Inc.

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc., the premier student business organization, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter million members and advisers in over 6,500 active middle school, high school, and college chapters worldwide. FBLA-PBL’s mission is to inspire and prepare students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences. The association is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, just outside of Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.fbla-pbl.org .

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