Students Place in State FBLA Competition

Several Fox Chapel Area High School students recently earned first through tenth places at the 2017 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference and six qualified to participate in the national conference. Senior Tanvi Meringenti won first place, senior Tim Marsh and juniors Toby Lazear and Lucy Stone won second places, and junior Jordan Taxay and sophomore Gina Wang won third places. All six of these students qualified for the National FBLA Leadership Conference which will be held in Anaheim, California, June 27-July 3, 2017. Additionally, the following Fox Chapel Area High School students earned fifth-tenth places in the state competition: senior Sophia Lee, juniors Benjamin Kronman and Ryan Santilli, and sophomore Arnav Gupta.

Additionally, four Fox Chapel Area High School students also placed in the open competitive events held at the state competition. Those students are senior Yelim Lee (first place), sophomore Abigail Baldauf (fourth place), sophomore Noah Fritsch (fifth place), and senior Tim Marsh (tenth place).

The FBLA State Leadership Conference was held April 3-5 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. More than 4,000 students from high schools across the state participated in the competition. The Fox Chapel Area High School FBLA sponsor is business education teacher Christina Shanko Congalton.