By Hannah Curran, Editor
TRUSSVILLE — The City of Trussville declared the week of February 13 -19, Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) Week on Tuesday, February 22.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a Career & Technical Student Organization (CTSO) that prepares over 230,000 students around the world to become community-minded business leaders through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.
The Trussville City Council presented the FBLA students present with a plaque commemorating the day at the council meeting.
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“We have a good group of students here,” Councilmember Lisa Bright said.
FBLA-PBL functions as an integral part of the instructional program of the business education curriculum at Hewitt-Trussville High School to help students develop the skills and knowledge necessary for college and career success through career and technical education. This fosters productivity in business and industry, contributing to our leadership in the local, national, and international marketplace.
Mayor Buddy Choat said he hopes this is a good group for Hewitt-Trussville High School and that he hopes the students that are a part of FBLA grow to be successful individuals.
FBLA-PBL members perform community service activities and strive to build a student’s understanding of the realities of the modern business world.
FBLA-PBL theme of “Success Starts Here” for the 2021-2022 school year celebrates the integral role that this career and technical student organization provides members of Hewitt-Trussville High School FBLA.