Recently, Nashville Community High School FBLA students attended the State Leadership Conference in Springfield. The two-day event allows students to showcase their skills in a variety of competitions, as well as attend workshops that focus on leadership skills. This year, several students placed in the top ten in their contests. Four students advanced to the National Leadership Conference: Brent Harris, Easten Hoepker, Alyssa Lohmann, and Lexie Small. These four students will be competing in Chicago in June. Conference attendees, front row, from left: Ali Waugh, Lexie Small (1st Place, Help Desk), Kelsie Klingenberg (7th Place, Business Calculations), Maddie Reuss, Alli Kellerman (7th Place Desktop Publishing), Jeni Krawiecki (8th Place Management Decision Making Team), Patrick Neill (8th Place Management Decision Making Team), Kaleigh Buss and Easten Hoepker (2nd Place Electronic Career Portfolio). Middle row: Tyler Williamson (8th Place Entrepreneurship Team), Abigail Hall, Joe Kirchner, Brent Harris (3rd Place Computer Problem Solving), Kirsten Easley, Jayda Bowers (6th Place Digital Video Production), Kyler Spencer (9th Place Digitial Design and Promotion Team), Sydney Bochantin and Peyton Renken (9th Place Digitial Design and Promotion Team). Back row: Alex Orr (8th Place Sports and Entertainment Management Team), Aaron Czjakowski (8th Place Sports and Entertainment Management Team), Lexie Peper (Who’s Who in FBLA), Emily Stanowski (8th Place Entrepreneurship Team), Jaylyn Bowers, Emily Harper (9th Place Digitial Design and Promotion Team), Sam Polczynski (8th Place Entrepreneurship Team) and Molly Huge.