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OHS FBLA at State Competition

Othello High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter took part in the state competition at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane April 20-23. The students qualified for the State competition by competing at the Southeast Regional competition in Yakima on February 5. About 100 different high schools, middle schools, and technical centers were represented in the competition.

Students Participating:

Melissa Sanchez and Willam Harvey - Sales Presentation

Steven Carmona - Business Calculations, Intro to Business presentation

William Harvey - Business Communication

Melissa Sanchez - Business Calculations

Ana Rojas-Paz - Intro to Business Communication, Intro to Social Media Strategy, Intro to Public Speaking

Matthew Perez - Intro to Business Communication, Intro to Financial Math, Impromptu Speaking, Sales Presentation

Yanalthet Rodriguez - Intro to Business Communication, Public Service Announcement

Leslie Pineda-Rodriguez - Intro to Business Presentation

Gilbert Gomez - Client Service, Sales Presentation


Students Reaching Finals:

Steven Carmona - Intro to Business Presentation

Melissa Sanchez & William Harvey - Sales Presentation

Matthew Perez - Intro to Business Communication, Impromptu Speaking

Gilbert Gomez - Client Service


Students earning placement:

Melissa Sanchez and William Harvey - Sales Presentation, 10th Place

Matthew Perez - Intro to Business Communication, 10th Place

Matthew Perez - Impromptu Speaking, 7th Place


This was the first year of FBLA for all of the students, with the exception of Gilbert. He was able to compete at the Regional level when he was a freshman in 2020, but was unable to compete at State due to the COVID shutdown.

Advisors Angela Kudsk, Kathe Vanlandingham, Tari Perez accompanied the students.