FBLA state leadership conference
Over 30 Gainesville High School students attended the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Springfield April 16-18. Students who qualified competed in individual and team events during the three day competition. Seven students placed in the top ten in the State. Justus DeVries placed 4th in Ag Business, qualifying him for Nationals in Atlanta in July. Layla Biby had an 8th place finish in Electronic Career Portfolio. The Parliamentary Procedure team, consisting of Wyatt Alms, Carrie Richer, Jarett Hogan, Camden Evans and Gentry Blackburn placed 8th. Shown are, from left, front row: Ashley Dunn (teal shirt), Katelyn Morgan and Slivana Sherrill. Middle row: Savannah Bushner, Breanna Welch, Alyssa Smith, Layla Biby, Justus DeVries, Michelle Walker, Emma McGinnis, Katelyn Allen, Wyatt Alms, Camden Evans, Dawson Hewett, Lyle Pippin, Carrie Richer, Gentry Blackburn, Jenna Uchtman and Jarett Hogan. Back row Macray Hambelton, Owen Donley, Carter Wise, Trey Pendergrass, Ian Anderson, BreAnna Rowland, Zeke Yarger, Tate Uchtman, Dawson Duke, Grayden Rowbotham and Brady Myers.