FBLA Week declared

On  February 17,  Bennettsville City  Mayor Dr. Carolyn Prince proclaimed February 13-19 as a week to celebrate the achievements of Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL). Marlboro County Schools includes two chapters of the world’s largest business student career organization. Hiltra Watson  serves as the adviser at Marlboro County  High School. Karen Larkins is the advisor for Blenheim Middle School of Discovery. Wycillia-Brown-Cassidy serves as the Career Technology Education Director and an assistant Principal at Marlboro County High School.

FBLA is the high school and middle school  division of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. FBLA helps high school and middle students prepare for careers in business through academic competitions, leadership development, and educational programs.

FBLA-PBL recognitions include Business Achievement Awards that allow students to progress from learning foundational concepts to exploring fundamentals of leadership to developing in a specific business skill or content area. Competitions cover a variety of topics such as Event Planning, Business Ethics, Business Plans, Public Speaking, Career Research and  Social Media Strategies etc.