BY OSWALDO GUZMAN
Congratulations to FBLA members Sara Nichols and Andrew Goodman for placing fourth place in Journalism and Website Design for FBLA state competition. Nicole Butler is a junior at West High school and she competed in Business Communications. Andrew Goodman who is also a junior competed in Website Design. Other competitors include Dallas Lindsey who is a senior who competed in Accounting I. Hope Nichols, is a sophomore who competed in Introduction to Financial Math. Sara Nichols, is a junior who competed in Journalism. Miller Smith is a sophomore, and he competed in Computer Problem Solving. Kenzie Sprouse is a senior and she competed in Economics.
Goodman said, “In this year's FBLA State Web Design competition, I had to design a website for a photographer that allowed the photographer to show off his or her work and allow photoshoots to be scheduled.” Nichols said, “For the Journalism competition, both times, I had to take an exam that tested my knowledge of the basis of Journalism. There were questions that asked things such as "From a business perspective, all of the following are disadvantages of TV broadcasting except: and I had to choose the advantage from the answer choices.”
Seven students from West High qualified to compete in FBLA State competition in business and information technology events. Two students placed. Andrew Goodman won fourth place in Web Design while Sara Nichols placed fourth in journalism.
From left to right: Kenzie Sprouse, Nicole Butler, Abigail Lamb, Andrew Goodman, and Miller Smith. Not pictured are Dallas Lindsey, Maddie Blackburn, and Sara Nicols.