Marian students attend FBLA state workshop
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Eight members of this year's chapter of Marian High School's Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the State Leadership Workshop Oct. 24-25, at the Penn State Conference Center Hotel in State College. Each member and their adviser, Trish Patton, attended general sessions and workshops on various topics dealing with leadership, speaking skills, technology, professionalism, college and career, and competition. They listened to the teachings of Patrick T. Grady, the keynote speaker, use his theme of childhood memories to motivate members to do their best to in all they attempt. Those who attended include: adviser, front row from left, Hilary Furmanchin, local president; Joanna Butala; Kathleen Reilly, local secretary; and Emily Burger. Back row, adviser Trish Patton; Jessica Horlacher, local vice president; Katie Smulligan, Amanda Ketusky and Jessica DeLash.