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News In Brief: FBLA Students Qualify for States

By: Kendall Farthing/Junior Writer & Kelbeigh Lankford/Freshman Writer

Fifteen of the 21 Blue Ridge students who competed at the regional Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) conference placed and qualified for states.

The following students placed first: Emily Gorham (grade 9) for introduction to social media strategies; Sarah Gorham (grade 9) for introduction to marketing concepts; Gracie Hinkley (grade 12) for impromptu speaking; Foxlynn King (grade 12) for economics; Ryan Scott (grade 12) for international business; and Griffin Whitehead (grade 12) for agribusiness.

The following students placed second: Madison Carpenter (grade 12) for political science; Duncan Geyer (grade 12) for human resource management; Max Ksenich (grade 10) for journalism; Hanna McCarthy (grade 12) for job interview; and Nick Pallman (grade 12) for business law.

The following students placed third: Madison Gaylord (grade 9) introduction to marketing concepts;
Delaney Tench (grade 9) for introduction to event planning; Brooke Tingley (grade 12) for organizational leadership; and Addison Welch (grade 9) for accounting 1.

The PA FBLA State Leadership Conference is scheduled for April 17 through 19, 2023 at the Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA. For more information, see the Pennsylvania FBLA website at:

FBLA regional winners, 2022,photo courtesy of Julia Moak
Blue Ridge FBLA Regional participants

The conference took place on Monday, December 19, 2022 at Keystone College, LePlume, PA.

To read about past achievements by Blue Ridge students, see:


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Kendall Farthing
Kendall Farthing
Kendall is a senior that is striving for greatness in school to pursue her dream in Zoology. Kendall plays softball, basketball. She golfs and also skis. Skiing is her favorite thing to do in the winter but softball is her number one interest, overall. In Kendall's free time, she enjoys the company of her friends and family. Kendall loves to be outdoors, especially hiking and geocaching with the school's geocaching club.
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