Sophomore Peter Choi received national recognition at the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda conference in June. Choi was elected the National North Central Region vice president for the 2014-15 academic year to represent the state and local chapters in Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest and oldest student business organization, held its National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn. on June 24–27. Participants from across the United States and two countries were in attendance for the conference to sharpen their core business skills, expand their networks, and participate in more than 55 business and business-related competitive events. The comprehensive national competitive events program in FBLA-PBL recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. For many students, the competitive events are the capstone activity of their academic careers. In addition to the competitions, students immersed themselves in educational workshops, visited an information-packed exhibit hall, and attended motivational keynotes on a broad range of business topics.
More than 1,800 college students traveled to Nashville to showcase their talents as future business leaders and vied for the opportunity to win more than $79,000 in cash awards.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. is a nonprofit education association with 250,000 members and advisers in more than 6,500 middle school, high school and college chapters worldwide. The organization strives to bring business and education together through innovative leadership and career development programs.