Lindsay lauds local FBLA students

Lindsay’s City Hall clock tower in Lindsay, Ca.(Rigo Moran)

Lindsay City Council presents certificate of recognition to high school students, representatives of the Future Business Leaders of America

LINDSAY – Two high school students took the center stage at the last council meeting as the city took the time to recognize the efforts they are putting through their work with the FBLA.

The Lindsay City Council acknowledged the efforts of the FBLA – Future Business Leaders of America – at their council convening on Feb. 13. Two members showed up from Lindsay FBLA to represent their chapter and accept the certificate from the city.

“Now therefore, be it resolved that I, Ramona Caudillo, Mayor of the City of Lindsay, do hereby recognize Lindsay High School Future Business Leaders of America for their commitment,” Mayor Caudillo said at the meeting.

The Lindsay Chapter was established in 2018 to bring the organization’s educational benefits to the young community of Lindsay. FBLA is a professional business organization committed to forgoing a positive alliance between business and education through innovative leadership and career development programs.

At the meeting, Mayor Caudillo emphasized the efforts of FBLA to both serve the community and educate young people.

“FBLA members actively engage in community service action studies while striving to enhance student’s understanding of the modern business world and giving students exposure to business leaders in the community,” Caudillo said.

The organization is a nonprofit educational organization that was first established in Johnson City Tennessee in 1942. FBLA includes more than 200,000 members and advisors in 4,600 chapters nationwide. Their reach spans throughout middle and high schools, college universities, technical and private business schools.

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