Fourteen LCTI students qualify for FBLA state competition

FBLA Regionals Competition Winners - AOT

By scoring Top 3 finishes at regionals, 14 LCTI students qualified for the FBLA state competition in April.

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. | Fourteen Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students qualified for the Pennsylvania FBLA 2018 State Leadership Conference during last week’s regional contest at Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Students from the Administrative Office Technology/AccountingComputer & Networking Technology and Computer Information Technology programs scored Top 3 finishes in nine categories at the Region 28 Leadership Conference on Friday (Dec. 15) to secure berths in the state event, to be held April 9-11 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

The Administrative Office Technology/Accounting student qualifiers are:

Computer Applications

First Place: Reese Mink, Southern Lehigh High School

Third Place: Tyler Morgan, Parkland High School

Client Service

First Place: Aisha Rivera, William Allen High School

Job Interview

Second Place: Jocelyne Vega, Louis E. Dieruff High School

Word Processing

First Place: Shane Graefe, Parkland High School

Second Place: Maliki Barry, Dieruff High School

Third Place: Javier Urena, Parkland High School

The Computer & Networking Technology student qualifiers are:

Computer Problem Solving

Second Place: Akeem Mohammed, Parkland High School

Third Place: Isaac Tavarez, Catasauqua High School

Cyber Security

Third Place: Krystal Hughes, Whitehall High School

Network Design

First Place: Robert Schenetzke & Antonio Smith, Parkland High School

Networking Concepts

Third Place: Gavriel Fernandez, William Allen High School

The Computer Information Technology student qualifiers are:

Introduction to Information Technology

First Place: Gage Moughan, Parkland High School

The following students also placed at last week’s competition:

Jose Feliciano, Computer & Networking Technology/William Allen High School
Eighth Place, Networking Concepts

Griffin Wampole, Computer & Networking Technology/Whitehall High School
Fourth Place, Networking Concepts

Roberto Vazquez, Computer & Networking Technology/Louis E. Dieruff High School
Sixth Place, Computer Problem Solving

Also, Jeffrey Reed, a Web Design/Web Programming student from Emmaus High School, was named Region 28 Who’s Who for his leadership, past competition performances and chapter fundraising.

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!

 View the news release.

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