High School FBLA Captures Top Awards

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Dr. Erin McKinstry (far left) with (from left): Jenna Cammarata, Mark Downey, Collier Curran, Christopher Halka, Matthew Savino, Kieran Brown, Larissa Izzo, Thomas Van Noy, Samantha Shaps, Alexander Tateosian and Vedant Trivedi
Dr. Erin McKinstry (far left) with (from left): Jenna Cammarata, Mark Downey, Collier Curran, Christopher Halka, Matthew Savino, Kieran Brown, Larissa Izzo, Thomas Van Noy, Samantha Shaps, Alexander Tateosian and Vedant Trivedi

 

Earlier this year, Garden City High School business students captured many of the top prizes at the 2016 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) District Competition held at LIU/C. W. Post. “The students again did a wonderful job at this competition,” explained FBLA advisor and business teacher Dr. Erin McKinstry. “There were more than 300 high school students competing from Jericho, John F. Kennedy, Mepham, H. Frank Carey, New Hyde Park, Elmont, Sewanhaka, Floral Park, Half Hollow Hills, Ward Melville, Miller Place, Commack, Brentwood, Mt. Sinai, William Floyd, Valley Stream, and Longwood.”

The complete list of Garden City FBLA winners includes:

First Place
Chris Halka—1st Personal Finance
Vedant Trivedi—1st Technology Concepts
Dean Van Noy—1st Introduction to Business

Second Place
Chris Crafa—2nd Business Calculations
Jack Molitor—2nd Entrepreneurship
Matthew Savino—2nd Introduction to Business

Third Place
Mark Downey—3rd Business Law
Larissa Izzo—3rd Hospitality Management

Fourth Place
Kieran Brown—4th Introduction to Financial Math
Jenna Cammarata—4th Hospitality Management
Larissa Izzo—4th Marketing
Samantha Shaps—4th Technology Concepts
Alexander Tateosian—4th Accounting II
Thomas Van Noy—4th Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Fifth Place
Kieran Brown—5th Public Speaking I
Collier Curran—5th Public Speaking II, 5th Business Calculations
Emily Chavez—5th Job Interview
Samantha Shaps—5th Business Communications

—Submitted by Garden City Public School District

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