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Peirce Middle School Competes in Virtual Future Business Leaders of America Competition


Peirce Middle School FBLA Chapter   Members of the Peirce Middle School FBLA Chapter


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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