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ECHS FBLA to send seven to compete at state conference
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From left to right, front row, are: Robbie Moore, Jacoby Jones, Steven Decker, Vanessa Williams, Kelsey Fulford and Aysiah King; back row: Cameron Crosby, Aaron Williams, Terrance Harris, Taylor Fulford, ShaniQua Johnson, and Hannah Boyd. - photo by Photo provided

The Effingham County High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America had 12 of its members attend the Region Conference at the Wayne County High School in Jesup on Jan. 20.

Fourteen members competed in the following business events: Cameron Crosby—Accounting I; Vanessa Williams and Cleo Alford—Business Communications; Cameron Crosby and ShaniQua Johnson—Economics; Aaron Williams—Future Business Leader; Aaron Williams and Aysiah King—Banking and Financial Systems; Hannah Boyd and Steven Decker in Desktop Publishing; Shaniqua Johnson, Aysiah King, Kelsey Fulford and Taylor Fulford—Entrepreneurship; Josie Alford—Intro to Business Communication; Kelsey Fulford—Personal Finance; Jacoby Jones—Public Speaking II; Robbie Moore—Word Processing I; and Terrance Harris—Computer Applications. These events were online tests, skills tests and performance events.

Williams and King placed first in Banking and Financial Systems. Williams was first individual and King was second individual. Crosby placed first in Accounting I and fourth in Economics. Williams placed third in Future Business Leader.
Hannah Boyd and Steven Decker placed sixth in Desktop Publishing. Josie Alford placed seventh in Introduction to Business Communication and Cleo Alford placed 10th in Business Communications.

Each of these winners is eligible to go to State Conference in Atlanta on March 18 and 19.