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FBLA Attends State Leadership Conference
April 4-6, 2014, fourteen members of the John S. Battle chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America attended the 2014 State Leadership Conference in Reston, VA. Students attended leadership workshops and competed in events ranging from Accounting to Networking Concepts. Sophomore Tara H. was chosen to attend the inaugural Foundation Leadership Institute where she received a scholarship upon completion of her workshops. Senior, Chase H. placed 5th in Insurance and Risk Management and Junior, Cameron P. returned home with 4th place in Accounting II. Business teachers, Holly Fuller, Mimia Herald, and Tamara Lasley are very proud of all the students and their accomplishments!
Cameron P., 4th place - Accounting II and Chase H., 5th place - Insurance and Risk Management
Miss JSB 2014 Crowned
On Saturday, March 29, 15 young ladies vied for the title of Miss JSB 2014. Congratulations to all of the participants.
Miss JSB 2014 and Miss Congeniality - Kylie S.
1st Runner-up - MaKenzie B.
2nd Runner-up - Abigail B.
3rd Runner-up - Kaycee C.
4th Runner-up - Brooke R.
Miss Photogenic - Angelica T.
People's Choice - Hayley S.
Forensics Places 3rd Overall
On Saturday 22 February, the John Battle Forensics team competed in the Conference 40 meet at Gate City High School. The team placed third, tying Union High School, and beating out Lee High School, Lebanon High School, and Virginia High School. Members of the team included Makenzie Blaylock, Carty Leonard, Steven Statzer, Juliana Stevens, Summer Maggard, Alex Woodward, Haley Ball, Maggie Melton, and Elissa Tester. Makenzie placed third in Impromptu with Alex placing fourth as runner-up; Carty placed third in Extemporaneous speaking; Elissa and Maggie placed second in Humorous Duo; with Summer finishing first place in Poetry interpretation. These five which placed will travel Saturday, 1 March, to Floyd County High School to compete in AA West Regionals. Congratulations to all members who participated-you performed well! Good luck to those traveling to regionals!
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