Michalowski, Kowalczyk compete in Chicago event
More than 8,500 of America’s high school students showcased their talents as future business leaders and vied for the opportunity to win more than $175,000 in cash awards.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), held its FBLA National Leadership Conference in Chicago on June 29 to July 2.
Participants from across the United States attended to enhance their business skills, expand their networks, and participate in more than 55 business and business-related competitive events.
Adam Michalowski and Robert Kowalczyk from Little Wolf High School in Manawa earned first place in Wisconsin and earned their right to compete in the public service announcement event in Chicago.
Michalowski and Kowalczyk created and presented a 30-second video that helped encourage teens to conserve the environment.
The comprehensive national competitive events program sponsored by FBLA-PBL recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas.
In addition to the competitions, students immersed themselves in educational workshops, visited an information-packed exhibit hall, networked, and attended motivational keynotes on a broad range of business topics.
Michalowski, Kowalczyk and adviser Mindi Wagner also spent time visiting historic sites in Chicago.