FBLA

 

What is FBLA?
FBLA is a national career and technical student association for students who are interested in business or business education careers. Over 4,000 students in more than 100 high schools in Nebraska participate in the FBLA program. Benefits of FBLA membership are business proficiency, community responsibility leadership skills, and self-confidence.

When do we meet?
Class & outside of class

Who can join?
Any student who is interested in a career in business or has taken or is currently enrolled in at least one business course is eligible to join. New members are always welcome.

What are the activities of FBLA?
Professional
Guest speakers
State and national conferences
Leadership
Participation in FBLA activities as a committee chairperson
Participation in FBLA activities as an officer: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Historian, and Reporter.
Community
Room sponsor for Bryan High's Annual Boo Bash
Raise awareness of the dangers of alcohol at area elementary schools
Service
School spirit fundraisers at sporting events
Fundraising for March of Dimes

How Do You Get Involved?
See Mr. Gardner, FBLA Adviser, room 225.

Goals:
Develop competent, aggressive business leadership
Strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work
Create more interest in, and understanding of "American Business Enterprise"
Encourage members in the development of individual projects which contribute to the improvement of home, business, and community
Develop character, prepare for useful citizenship, and foster patriotism
Encourage and practice efficient money management
Encourage scholarship and promote school loyalty
Assist students in the establishment of occupational goals
Facilitate the transition from school to post-secondary education and/or work

FBLA Officers:
President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Public Relations Officer
Historian
Parliamentarian

FBLA Advisor: Mr. Mike Gardner, Business/Information Technology Teacher

FBLA CREED

I believe education is the right of every person.

I believe the future depends on mutual understanding and cooperation among business, industry, labor, religious, family and educational institutions, as well as people around the world. I agree to do my utmost to bring about understanding and cooperation among all these groups.

I believe every person should prepare for a useful occupation and carry on that occupation in a manner that brings the greatest good to the greatest number.

I believe every person should actively work toward improving social, political, community and family life.

I believe every person has the right to earn a living at a useful occupation.

I believe every person should take responsibility for carrying out assigned tasks in a manner that brings credit to self, associates, school and community.

I believe I have the responsibility to work efficiently and to think clearly. I promise to use my abilities to make the world a better place for everyone.

FBLA Pledge

I solemnly promise to uphold the aims and responsibilities of the Future Business Leaders of America, as an active member, I shall strive to develop the qualities necessary in becoming a responsible business leader.

FBLA Mission Statement

To bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership development programs.

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