SAN ANTONIO, Texas – More than 375 Nebraska students, advisers, and guests recently attended the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Nebraska FBLA members competed June 29 to July 2 in 72 events. More than 9,500 FBLA members from 46 states, U.S. territories, and international chapters attended the conference.

During the conference, members participated in leadership workshops, competitive events, and toured San Antonio. This year’s theme was “Create. Lead. Inspire.” Nebraska members brought home 22 Top 10 awards.

The Top 10 award winners included Nick Starns, Ashland-Greenwood High School, Securities and Investments, Eighth Place

Top 15 finalists included Hayden Ernst, Andrew Meyer, and August Pope, Elmwood-Murdock High School, Business Ethics

National Community Service Award – Achievement Level (top level in this three-level program) included Kylee Wilson, Elmwood-Murdock High School

Gold Seal Chapter Award, Merit schools were Ashland-Greenwood and Elmwood-Murdock.

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