Future Business Leaders Display Excellence at State Conference

Bradenton, Fla. May. 11, 2023

(Bradenton, Fla., May 11, 2023) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) students earned high honors at the Florida State Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Conference in Orlando. Competing against students from colleges and universities across Florida, SCF students, representing SCF Bradenton and SCF Venice chapters of the FBLA, brought home the following awards:

Dylan Thull

  • First place in Job Interview.
  • Second place in Information Management.
  • Second place in Project Management.

Nikki Francisco     

  • First place in Management Concepts.
  • First place in Organizational Behavior & Leadership.
  • Second place in Help Desk.

Taylor Howell and Sienna Rodriguez   

  • First place in Integrated Marketing.

Sienna Rodriguez and Dulce Rios-Cardona

  • First place in Desktop Publishing.

Sienna Rodriguez  

  • Third place in Retail Management.

Dulce Rios-Cardona

  • Second place in Business Presentation.

Another SCF student, Amanda Foster, was entered in Who is Who in Florida FBLA-Collegiate for her service as FBLA Florida State Vice President of Communications.

The five award winners have earned invitations to compete at the National Leadership Conference, scheduled for June 22-25 in Atlanta, where they will compete against FBLA members from across the United States.

For more information, contact Marina Cosgrove at CosgroM@SCF.edu or 941-408-1486, or contact Jason Reed at ReedJ@SCF.edu or 941-752-5461.

Future Business Leaders Display Excellence at State Conference

Pictured (L to R): Marina Cosgrove, FBLA Venice Chapter advisor; FBLA students Sienna Rodriguez, Dylan Thull, Dulce Rios-Cardona, Taylor Howell and Nikki Francisco; and Jason Reed, FBLA Bradenton Chapter advisor.