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Lemont business club has strong showing at regional competition

Published: Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 11:43 a.m. CDT

LEMONT – Lemont High School’s chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America won eight event titles, totaled nine runner-up finishes, and placed competitors among the top three in 20 of 22 events in which it was entered at the Central Northern Area Conference regional Jan. 18, according to a school news release.

Seniors Maggie Ernst and Bridget Lynn won first place in Community Service, and the team of seniors Lizzy Forzley and Alexandra Ziogas and junior Ariana Ziogas won first in Entrepreneurship.

Individual winners included seniors Austin Economos (Economic) and Kevin Trojak (Accounting II); junior Katie Atherton (Computer Applications); sophomores Paulina Cygan (Introduction to Business) and Julissa Nuñez (Impromptu Speaking); and freshman Megan Atherton (Word Processing).

The team will compete at the 2014 Illinois FBLA State Leadership Conference on March 28 and 29 in Springfield.

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