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LSR7 Business Students Place Second in the Nation

LSR7 Students Earn Honors in Business Competition

Students from Lee’s Summit North and Lee’s Summit West high schools earned honors at the state and national levels of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) business competition.

Joe Harris and Alton Simpkins from LSW earned top honors at the virtual national competition, placing second in the nation for Global Business. 

The FBLA program prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society. 

LSN

  • Corbin Shanks, third place in the state for Securities and Investments, competed at nationals
  • Christopher Lynn, eighth place in the state for Securities and Investments

Joy Reed and Nicole Thurman are FBLA advisors at LSN.

LSW

  • Joe Harris and Alton Simpkins, second place in the state for Global Business, second place in the nation
  • Joe Harris, Cameron Greenwell and Tristan Russell, first place in the state for Management Decision Making, Greenwell and Russell competed at nationals
  • Hana Elkishawi and Safa Huq, second place in the state for Publication Design, competed at nationals
  • Olivia Berens, Trinity Gilbert and Tucker Thompson, third place in the state for Website Design, competed at nationals
  • Anthony Thompson, fifth place in the state for Future Business Leader, competed at nationals
  • Grant Coleman, Alex Johnston and Alton Simpkins, sixth place in the state for Banking & Financial Systems, Coleman and Johnston competed at nationals
  • Tucker Knipp, eighth place in the state for Insurance & Risk Management

Meagan Chapman and Meredith Hayes are FBLA advisors at LSW.