Peirce Middle School Competes in Virtual Future Business Leaders of America Competition
The Peirce Middle School Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) chapter made an impressive showing in their first year at the organization's 2020 National Leadership Online Experience.
FBLA-PBL provides relevant career preparation and leadership experience to help middle school, high school, and college students become community-minded business leaders.
The newly created chapter placed 2nd nationally for the Community Service Project, led by rising 9th-graders Foram Shah, Maia DePasquale, and Trisha Prasanna.
Individually, rising 7th-grader Danica Hailey Hung placed 7th nationally for Digital Citizenship, and rising 9th-grader Eesha Jadhav placed 10th nationally in the Critical Thinking category. At the national level, FBLA-PBL recognizes students who place in the top 10.
Peirce students also took home a variety of awards at the state level:
Peirce Middle School - 1st Place, Community Service Project Alexander Cortes - 2nd Place, Career Exploration William Cortes - 3rd Place, Business Math & Financial Literacy Maia DePasquale - 3rd Place - Career Exploration Danielle Hung - 1st place, Career Exploration; 2nd Place FBLA Creed/Code of Ethics/Pledge Eesha Jadhav - 1st Place, Critical Thinking Trisha Prasanne - 3rd Place, Business Etiquette Wesley Pron - 1st Place, Introduction to Computer Science & Coding Foram Shah - 1st Place, Digitial Citizenship Marykate Stepchuk - 1st Place, Sports & Entertainment Management Concepts
Due to COVID-19, this FBLA-PBL's National Awards Program was forced to go virtual. More than 8,300 students competed in the various tests and presentations at the national level.
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