The 2018 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Fall Leadership EXtravaganza (FLEX) Conference was held at the Phoenix Convention Center on November 8. This year marks the 9th consecutive year the Prescott High School FBLA Chapter has attended this dynamic, awe-inspiring, motivational day of leadership. 50 Prescott High School FBLA members joined over 1,500 FBLA members from all over the state of Arizona to participate in unique workshop experiences. Local and national presenters provided expertise in skill development, confidence building, career progression, and much more. The keynote address was presented by nationally renowned, Kelly Barnes, Professional Speaker and Leadership Coach.
Future Business Leaders of America is the largest career student business organization in the world. Each year, FBLA helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business. FBLA's mission is to "inspire and prepare students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences".
Row One: Jack Ramsay, Bruce Sanchez, Lukas Gallegos, Clifford Robbins.
Row Two: Lucy Larrando-Ramirez, Madison Jackson, Sara Hagen, Cheyla Daverman, Ashlyn Cumming
Skills USA students attended the Fall Leadership Conference in Williams, AZ for a 3 day conference where students attended workshops. These workshops are focused to create student members to become Career, Ready, Day One in addition to leadership development and employability skill workshops for students. Pam Willard and Robyn Bryce stated " Preparing the Student is the most intense leadership experience offered through SkillsUSA in Arizona. We know it's camp, but it's our premier leadership experience and allows students to work with others from across Arizona, challenges them to think about their roles their own community, how to work with others to accomplish large and small goals and the importance of understanding their own strengths."