Maryland FBLA Students Score Big at National Conference

BALTIMORE (July 13, 2018) – Maryland’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) delegation brought home eight awards from the recent National Leadership Conference (NLC) and Competition hosted in Baltimore. Held June 28 through July 1, 2018 at the Baltimore Convention Center, this conference played host to thousands of students, advisers, judges, presenters, and families from around the country.

More than 350 students and advisers from Maryland attended the NLC alongside more than 14,000 students and advisers from throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Department of Defense Dependent Schools Europe, China, and Haiti. Attendees participated in leadership workshops, campaign rallies, regional meetings, and competitive events. The Maryland students listed below received national ranking at the FBLA Awards of Excellence Program held July 1, 2018.

Student Name(s) Event Place School City/County
Bradley Cruikshank Accounting II 7th North Caroline High School Caroline
  Abhishek Gogineni

Devak Murali

Matthew Nguyen

Digital Video Production 8th Urbana High School Frederick
Ryan Jung Economics 3rd Mount Hebron High School Howard
Tiffany Taylor Introduction to Business Procedures 8th Northern High School Calvert
Riley Harris Local Chapter Annual Business Report 10th North East High School Cecil
Jaizani Wilson Public Speaking 6th Annapolis High School Anne Arundel
Maitlin Greiner Spreadsheet Applications 3rd Huntingtown High School Calvert
Wyatt Currie Spreadsheet Applications 6th Mount Hebron High School Howard
Isabella Rosasco Middle Level Open – FBLA Facts 1st Northern Middle School Calvert


Two additional important recognitions for Maryland go to FBLA student, Marjorie Antonio, from Eastern Technical High School, and her chapter adviser, Daniel Murphy.  Marjorie was identified as Maryland’s Who’s Who in FBLA while her adviser was honored as the Outstanding Local Chapter Adviser for Maryland.

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association. Its mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. The association is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. Within Maryland, more than 3,200 students participate in 85 high school FBLA chapters across the State.

For more information about Career Technology Education and FBLA, please contact Diana Hegmann, State Director, Maryland State Department of Education at 410-767-0536. You can also visit the official FBLA Maryland website at