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									FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             CONTACT: ________________
                                                             (Adviser/Other)
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                                                           (Telephone Number)
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                                                             (School Name)

 LOCAL STUDENT(s) REPRESENT(s) STATE AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Your Town, Your State. - _______________, a student (or students) at
__________________       (Name of Award Winner)
  (Name of School)
in __________________, ________________, represented the state of Missouri at the
           (City)             (State)
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference
in San Antonio, Texas, June 29 – July 2, 2012. Competing in FBLA-PBL’s national
awards program, _________________ vied for top honors in ___________________
         (Name of Award Winner)                        (Name of Event)
against state representatives from across the United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin
Islands, Bermuda, Guam, the Cayman Islands, and the Department of Defense schools
worldwide.

At the Awards of Excellence program, it was announced that ___________________
earned _______________ place in _____________________.
(name of student)                   (# of the place)          (name of the event)
 (Or if it was a team event, then the wording could be: the ______________________
team, composed of _________________ and _____________, earned
______________ place in the nation in this event.

The competition is part of a competitive events program sponsored annually by FBLA-
PBL, a professional association for students pursuing business careers. Individuals,
local chapters, and state teams compete in over 50 events representing a range of
business, career, and leadership development activities. The winners of these
challenging and prestigious awards are selected from FBLA-PBL’s over 210,000
members, and have won regional and state competitions to qualify for the national
awards program. The 8300 delegates to the 60th annual conference elected national
student officers and attended business and leadership workshops in addition to
competing in business and career skill events.
This year’s national theme, “FBLA-PBL: Gateway to Greatness” reflects the goals of
FBLA-PBL members, some of the best and the brightest of today’s young people.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc., (FBLA-PBL) is a nonprofit
organization that prepares students for careers in business and business education. Its
210,000 members and advisers in 6,000 chartered chapters include students from the
United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Guam, the Cayman Islands,
and Europe. Its mission is to bring business and education together in a positive
working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.
To learn more, see FBLA-PBL’s web site at www.fbla-pbl.org or call
800-FBLA-WIN.

								
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