(Freeland, PA – May 4, 2022) – Two individuals and one team from MMI Preparatory School placed in the top ten at the State Leadership Conference held in Hershey April 11-13. Mrs. Katherine Zucco, MMI Social Sciences Department Chair, serves as the FBLA advisor. The MMI FBLA team is sponsored by Flashback Cinema.
MMI’s Jessica Zheng placed 3rd in Sales Presentation and qualified to advance to the National Competition. Other commitments will keep her from attending over the summer. Rachael Betz placed 10th in Business Communications and the team of Sandra Abdulrahman, Kennedy Tavaris, and Thomas Mayernik placed 6th for Data Analysis.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational association of student members preparing for careers in business or who are interested in learning more about the free enterprise system. FBLA helps students develop leadership abilities and prepare for entry into, and advancement within, a business or business-related occupation. Members learn how to engage in business enterprise, how to direct the affairs of a group, and how to compete honorably in competitive events. These activities help prepare students to be better employees and better citizens. MMI competes in Region 16, which includes students from schools throughout Luzerne County.