Ten Grand County High School students participated in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Eastern Region Competition in Price, Utah on Friday, Dec. 9. Grand’s 10 students brought home a total of 13 certificates, including six first-place awards.
All 10 participants from Grand earned at least one award.
John Goheen placed first in the Introduction to Information Technology competition; Jacob Johnston took first place in the Agribusiness event; Kenyon Birdwell placed first in the Organizational Leadership competition; Grace Osusky placed first in Public Speaking 2; Phillip Geiser took first place in Public Speaking 1; and Aidan Guzman-Newton placed first in the Cyber Security competition.
Also for Grand, Jonathan Park took third place in the Insurance and Risk Management competition; London Richards placed fifth in Introduction to Business Communications, and also took fifth place in Agribusiness, and fifth place in FBLA Principles and Procedures; Alexa Pierce placed second in the Organizational Leadership competition; Tia Shumway took fifth place in the Journalism competition; and Guzman-Newton took fifth place in Public Speaking 2.
The state FBLA competition will be in Layton, Utah, in early March.