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Neshaminy FBLA takes home multiple awards

The Business, Computer and Information Technology Department at Neshaminy High School is proud to recognize the Neshaminy Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members.

This year the club wanted to raise funds for the 2017-18 state project, Alzheimer’s Association.

The students sponsored a 5K Walk/Run at the high school in November, sold t-shirts, raffled donated baskets and collected change, totaling over $3,300.

With their effort, Neshaminy received top honors, placing third out of 299 total state chapters in total funds raised, and seventh per capita.

The NHS Chapter also earned the “Gold Seal Chapter” and the “Outstanding Chapter” awards.

Thirty-eight NHS FBLA members attended the State Leadership Competition last month in Hershey, PA.

The students competed against the top winners in their events from across the state of Pennsylvania.

The NHS Entrepreneurship Team of Tom Mirarchi, Alyssa McErlain and Steven Muller took first place and will be heading to Baltimore, MD in June to compete at the National Level against the top finishers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam.

The team surpassed others in a 100-question test and made an oral presentation for a start-up business in front of five judges.

Rebecca Bertel placed seventh in Investments and Stock Market.

Congratulations to these students for their efforts and their enthusiasm in leadership development and American enterprise.

PHOTO CAP: The NHS Entrepreneurship Team of Tom Mirarchi, Alyssa McErlain and Steven Muller will be heading to Baltimore in June to compete at the FBLA National Level.