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Fairfield FBLA students compete in virtual state competition

Fairfield FBLA officers from the 2019-2020 school year were, from left, front row: Gracee Lisk, Liam Wells and Lauren Kraemer; second row: Claire Epperson, Abby Schaefer and Erica Bochmann; third row: Clare Else, Kevin Kretz and Claire Pettit. (Photo courtesy of Deborah Matthews)
Fairfield FBLA officers from the 2019-2020 school year were, from left, front row: Gracee Lisk, Liam Wells and Lauren Kraemer; second row: Claire Epperson, Abby Schaefer and Erica Bochmann; third row: Clare Else, Kevin Kretz and Claire Pettit. (Photo courtesy of Deborah Matthews)
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Fairfield’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students, under the direction of Mrs. Deb Matthews - FBLA Advisor, participated in the first online virtual state competition. Winners were announced online in the Award Ceremony on Saturday, May 9, 2020. Twenty-three students participated in the conference. Fairfield students did an amazing job showcasing their talents and abilities in many different events.

The following students qualified for the FBLA National Leadership Experience Online, meaning they placed in the top four in at least one of their events.

Adhikari, Giteeka

Bergren, Hannah

Breen, Danielle

Dunlap, Anna

Else, Clare

Epperson, Claire

Epperson, Erin

Hilger, Spencer

Kraemer, Lauren

Kretz, Kevin

Kretz, Sara

Kumar, Ahillan

Kumar, Amiritha

Nayak, Paramita

Pettit, Claire

Pettit, Kate

Sandbothe, Olivia

Ward, Grant

Wells, Liam

Whitney, Nathan

Also, Puja Baral placed in the top six at state, and has the chance to “bump in” and go to nationals if places 1-4 are unable to go.

Congrats to everyone who competed and/or placed at state. Every member did a phenomenal job!