LCTI students earn Top 3 finishes at FBLA competition

Clockwise from top left: Garrett Stinnard, Griffin Wampole, Tyler Shupp, Matt Hammerstone, Brandon Durrick, Francheska Santiago, Zachary Schreffler and Akeem Mohamed earned Top 3 finishes at the FBLA 2016 Region 28 Leadership Conference.

Clockwise from top left: Garrett Stinnard, Griffin Wampole, Tyler Shupp, Matt Hammerstone, Brandon Durrick, Francheska Santiago, Zachary Schreffler and Akeem Mohamed earned Top 3 finishes at the FBLA 2016 Region 28 Leadership Conference.

Clockwise from left: Joshua Medvedz, Corey Barats, Dalton Marks, Isaac Tavarez and Chris Droney earned Top 3 finishes at the FBLA 2016 Region 28 Leadership Conference.

Clockwise from left: Joshua Medvedz, Corey Barats, Dalton Marks, Isaac Tavarez and Chris Droney earned Top 3 finishes at the FBLA 2016 Region 28 Leadership Conference.

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. | Thirteen Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students qualified for the Pennsylvania FBLA 2016 State Leadership Conference during this week’s regional contest at Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Students from the Administrative Office Technology/Accounting, Computer & Networking Technology and Web Design/Web Programming programs scored Top 3 finishes in eight categories at the Region 28 Leadership Conference on Tuesday to secure berths in the state event, to be held April 11-13 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

The Administrative Office Technology/Accounting student qualifiers are:

Brandon Durrick, Emmaus High School
First Place, Word Processing

The Computer & Networking Technology student qualifiers are:

Isaac Tavarez, Catasauqua High School
First Place, Computer Applications

Corey Barats, Parkland High School
First Place, Computer Problem Solving

Matt Hammerstone, Southern Lehigh High School
Second Place, Computer Problem Solving

Chris Droney, Parkland High School
Second Place, Cyber Security

Griffin Wampole, Whitehall High School
Third Place, Introduction to Information Technology

Akeem Mohammed, Parkland High School
Garett Stinnard, Northwestern Lehigh High School
Tyler Shupp, Northwestern Lehigh High School
Second Place, Network Design

Zachary Schreffler, William Allen High School
First Place, Networking Concepts

Joshua Medvedz, Parkland High School
Second Place, Networking Concepts

Dalton Marks, Catasauqua High School
Third Place, Networking Concepts

Schreffler, who serves as LCTI’s FBLA chapter secretary, also was named Who’s Who of Region 28 for his leadership and performances at past national competitions.

The Web Design/Web Programming student qualifiers are:

Francheska Santiago, Northwestern Lehigh High School
Graphics Design, Second Place

The FBLA-PBL, or Future Business Leaders of America- Phi Beta Lambda, is one of seven Career & Technical Student Organizations at LCTI. Administrative Office Technology/Accounting instructor Elaine Beam serves as the chapter advisor.

Congratulations to all of the state qualifiers and their instructors!

Read the complete news release.

Media Contact: Precious Petty, Public Relations Coordinator, 610-799-1450, pettyp@lcti.org

Learn more about how the Administrative Office Technology/Accounting, Computer & Networking Technology and Web Design/Web Programming programs prepare students for success.

 

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