Three LCTI students qualify for national FBLA competition

Pennsylvania FBLA State State Leadership Conference 2017

LCTI students competed April 2-5 at the Pennsylvania FBLA State State Leadership Conference.

HERSHEY, Pa. | Three Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students qualified for nationals this week (April 2-5) at the Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference.

Students who place among the top four in each competitive category earn an FBLA  National Leadership Conference berth. If for some reason a top-four finisher is unable to attend nationals, the next ranking competitor in the same category is tapped to replace them.

LCTI’s national qualifiers are:

Tyler Young, Marketing & Business Education • Parkland High School
Future Business Leader, First Place

Christian Kingsley, Computer & Networking Technology • Catasauqua High School
Computer Problem Solving, Third Place

Joshua Tulloch, Web Design/Web Programming • Catasauqua High School
Website Design, Fifth Place

This year’s FBLA National Leadership Conference is June 27-July 3 in Anaheim, California.

The following LCTI students placed among the top 10 in their competitive categories:

Ryan Engebretsen, Web Design/Web Programming • Parkland High School
Computer Game & Simulation Programming, Fifth Place

Akeem Mohammed, Computer & Networking Technology • Parkland High School
Networking Concepts, 10th Place

Yeuris Martinez, Web Design/Web Programming • Louis E. Dieruff High School
Public Service Announcement, Sixth Place

Ian Morder, Web Design/Web Programming • William Allen High School
3D Animation, Seventh Place

Rebecca Panarello, Commercial Photography/Electronic Imaging • Parkland High School
Digital Video Production, Seventh Place

Jeffrey Reed, Web Design/Web Programming • Emmaus High School
Coding & Programming, Sixth Place

Devin Slack, Web Design/Web Programming • Northern Lehigh High School
Computer Game & Simulation Programming, Ninth Place

Garrett Stinnard, Computer & Networking Technology • Parkland High School
Networking Concepts, Ninth Place

Tyler Wursta, Web Design/Web Programming • Emmaus High School
Public Service Announcement, Seventh Place

Martinez also finished third in a promotional video contest for the FBLA’s 2016-17 state project, the National Kidney Foundation. The event was not a national qualifier.

Kudos to all of the competitors and congratulations to the national conference qualifiers!

Learn more about how the Commercial Photography/Electronic Imaging, Computer & Networking Technology, Marketing & Business Education and Web Design/Web Programming programs prepare students for success.

Read the complete news release.

Media Contact: Precious Petty, Public Relations Coordinator, 610-799-1450,

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