Contact: Robin Fobbus
Future Business Leaders of America
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Adviser: Robin Fobbus
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) is a student organization which is available to all MCMS Students. This organization teaches leadership, service and business/computer skills. FBLA offers competition and even scholarships to high school students. Students who begin at the Middle Level are prepared to become very successful when competing at the high school level. Middle Level students, don't wait to begin your journey with FBLA and build a great college resume! FBLA is co-curricular therefore many activities to earn region, state and national awards will be done in class.
Mission: To promote personal growth and leadership development through Business and Computer Science Education.
Activities: Students will participate in monthly meetings; meet to prepare for competitive events; participate in school and community service projects; Fall Rally in October (Perry), Leadership conference in November (Athens), State Conference in March (Macon); March of Dimes, community and school service projects.
Dues: $25 dues include t-shirt, National and State dues, and a nominal start fee for the chapter.
Membership Requirements: Fill out a membership application, pay dues, maintain conduct grade of E or S and remain in good academic standing to participate in trips an events.
Calendar of Events
August 1 - 14 Join FBLA so you don't miss all the fun! Come by Room 306 for an application and pay your $25 dues.
Aug. 14 - First Chapter Meeting - Johnny G's - See Mrs. Fobbus for more information-Join now so you don’t miss all the fun!
Aug/Sept –Fundraising – Sign up to Sell Shave Ice at Softball & Football home games - 3:30 - 5:30 pm @ MCMS
Aug/Sept – Fall Rally competitive Event preparation/workshops for T-shirt, Banner and State Project. Dates and Times TBA.
Aug/Sept. – Sign up with Mrs. Fobbus for Region Competitive Event topics– it’s never too early to get started!
Sept. – NEW – Business Dining Etiquette Lesson and Dinner– Macon, GA – approx. $15- Date TBA
Sept. 2 – Stock Market Game begins- see Mrs. Fobbus before Sept. 2nd if interested
Sept. 12- Fall Motivational Rally Registration deadline- $30 (incl. kick-off session for FBLA, keynote speaker, open events competition (try it out) and Georgia National Fair rides pass.
Oct. 9- Fall Motivational Rally @ Georgia National Fairgrounds - kick-off session for FBLA, keynote speaker, open events competition (try it out) and Georgia National Fair rides pass. Wear spirit T-shirts!
Oct. 10-Fall Leadership Conference —Classic Center, Athens, GA- Registration deadline -- $45 incl. lunch, T-shirt, & transportation.
Oct. 25 – March for Babies Walk – Freedom Park, Museum of Aviation -Raise $ for the March of Dimes – Bring the whole family- there’s lots to do!
Month of November – Canned Food Drive for Local Food Bank
November 17 – March of Dimes World Prematurity Awareness Day
November 18 - Fall Leadership Conference —Classic Center, Athens, GA
Nov. 21 – Region Conference Registration deadline- $20 incl. lunch