On Friday, March 15, fourteen Aurora Junior High students attended the Middle-Level FBLA State Leadership Conference in Columbia. There were over 350 students from across the state in attendance. Students heard from two keynote speakers, networked with other students, and completed a series of leadership training workshops. The capstone of the event was the Awards of Excellence Ceremony, where students were recognized for Top Ten placement in 26 competitive events. Placing in the Top Ten for Aurora were the following students:
2nd in Creed Speaking-Calissa Erickson
2nd in Business Etiquette-Jaydn Rohlman
2nd in Business Math & Financial Literacy-Joseph Hargus
5th in Internet & Computer Concepts-Hunter Dillon
5th in Microsoft Office Concepts-Destiny Montgomery
5th in Digital Citizenship-Calissa Erickson
6th in Intro to Computer Science & Coding-Hunter Dillon
6th in Computer Slideshow Presentation-Maci Montgomery and Jaydn Rohlman
8th in Critical Thinking-Madison Daniels
10th in Business Math & Financial Literacy-Madison Daniels
10th in Intro to Business Communications-Calissa Erickson
AJH students who attended the conference are pictured below.
Back row from Left: Kelton Brown, Maci Montgomery, Jaydn Rohlman, Hunter Dillon, Calissa Erickson, Kyrstin Gold, Austin Ritchie.
Front Row from Left: Destiny Montgomery, Alina Olvera, Joseph Hargus, Dominick Harris, Madison Daniels, Cooper Blackburn, and Keegan Koetzle.