The purpose of FBLA is to promote an environment in which business oriented students can improve those talents which will better their future. FBLA helps develop vocational and career supportive competencies and promotes civic and personal responsibility.
Facts about Tualatin FBLA
- Chapter of the Year in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
- Raised $1687.01 for March of Dimes in 2016-2017
- Held the NW Regional skills competitions in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
- Officer team of 8 people
- 2 national champions in 2013 – Pierce Edgerly and Connor Thurman – in Banking and Financial Systems
- 2 placed in the top 10 in 2014- Mark Toda (4th) and Calli Luikart (10th) – in Accounting
- 1 placed in the top 10 in 2015 – Layton Webber (5th) in Healthcare Administration
- 3 Placed in the top 10 in 2016- Spencer Curzon, Jordan Maddox and Ashlyn Welk (6th) in Entrepreneurship
- Strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work
- Develop competent business leadership
- Create more interest and understanding of the American business enterprise
- Encourage members in 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 establishment of occupational goals
- Facilitate the transition from school to work
What is FBLA?
- Future Business Leaders of America
- Helps students transition into the business world
- 3 main aspects:
Social- we get to know each other and have lots of funProfessional- where we learn new things about business, attend conferences, and work on job killsCommunity Service- where we give back something to the community that has given us so much
- Promote business leadership
- Establish career goals
- Encourage Scholarships
- Facilitate transition from school to work
- March of Dimes
- Pumpkin Regatta
- Thanksgiving Food Baskets
- Food Bank
- Homecoming Float
- Santa Letters
- 2017 NW Regional Skills Competition (Tualatin High School, Tualatin, OR)
- 2017 State Business Leadership Conference (Portland, OR)
- 2017 National Leadership Conference (Anaheim, CA)
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 of these people.
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 member.
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 and that this right should not be denied because of race, color, creed, sex, or handicap.
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.
I solemnly promise to uphold the aims and responsibilities of the Future Business Leaders of America; and as an active member, I shall strive to develop the qualities necessary in becoming a responsible business leader.
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