FERNANDINA BEACH WEATHER

Nassau County FBLA State Competition success led by First Place West Nasau High School Team

Nassau County School District
Press Release
Submitted by Brent Lemmond
April 20. 2021

While most Nassau County students were enjoying their spring break, it was all business for the 51 Future Business Leader of America (FBLA) students that had earned a spot in the state competition. When the conference ended, Nassau County was well-represented at the awards ceremony. Leading the way was the Public Service Announcement Team from West Nassau High School (WNHS). Team members Destiny Armstrong, Ashton Bacon, and Lacey Libby built upon the success of their district competition win, they took first place and qualified to compete this summer in the national competition.

Students from the Hilliard Middle/Senior High (HMSHS) chapter and the NTCC (Bean Center) chapter also placed. HMSHS 8th grader Aiden Johnson placed 4th in the Digital Citizenship – Middle Level event. Tristan Rodenberry (HMSHS, 11th grade) placed 5th in the Computer Applications event. Logan Douglas, a WNHS senior and NTCC Entrepreneurship student, placed 5th in E-Business.

FBLA chapter advisors from Nassau County schools work hard to coach students, providing leadership and technical skills to prepare students for success after high school. Faith Sims (WNHS), Paul Mizenko (HMSH), and Brian Simmons (NTCC) sponsored this year’s crop of champions.

 

State Champion WNHS Public Service Announcement Team: (Left to Right) Ashton Bacon, Destiny Armstrong, and Lacey Libby.

 

Aiden Johnson, 4th Place – Digital Citizenship Middle Level
Logan Douglas – 5th Place E-Business
Tristan Rodenberry – 5th Place Computer Applications

For more information on this story or any of the Nassau County School District’s Career Education Programs, contact:

Brent Lemond
Director of Career and Adult Education
Nassau County School District
1201 Atlantic Avenue
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 548-4474 Office
(904) 548-4499 Fax

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