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Congratulations to the FBLA State Competitors!

FBLA Won 16 Trophies at States!

On the weekend of March 22-24, Mater Lakes FBLA competed at the State Leadership Conference with 16 students winning trophies and qualifying for the National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas this summer. This is the best Mater Lakes has ever done at the State Leadership Conference that takes places each Spring at the Hilton Orlando. 

 ​​​​​​​The winners were:

1st place Introduction to Business Presentation: Joshua Villamizar, Gabriel Ramirez, and Sabrina Arcila

2nd place Computer Game and Simulation: Jeremiah Thony, Julian Arevalo, and John Zamora

2nd place Coding and Programming: Kevin Vega

3rd place Client Service: Melany Diaz

3rd place Publication Design: Kathryn Kalouf, Rosa Aleman, and Isabella Milanes

4th place Electronic Career Portfolio: Madison Morales

5th place Social Media Campaign: Anny Licor, Samirah Ocampo, and Andres Triana

5th place Intro to FBLA: Angel Ramirez


Isabella Milanes was also elected to the district board and will be vice president for District 25 FBLA next year.


Joshua Villamizar after his win said, "I am very proud of the hard work we put in to get first place, and there is no better feeling than being on that stage the moment we realized we got first place. Amazing"


Mr. Lorenzo, their advisor, said, "This club has grown a lot in the past six years and I am proud of each individual that has helped make this club what it is now and hopefully we can get some positive results at the National Leadership Conference as well.”