Twenty members of the Centre High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter participated in the state FBLA contest March 29 and 30 at Topeka.
The Centre parlaw team of Carrie Carlson, Theo Kassebaum, Makenzie Deines, Bryanna Svoboda, and Ty Simons finished in first place. Deines finished second in public speaking. The parlaw team and Deines will compete in the national contest in June in San Antonio, Texas.
Other top-10 finishers were the marketing team of Kassebaum, Tim Vinduska, and Cacey Simons, fourth; Michael Baumgartner, networking concepts, eighth; and Carlson, MS FBL, fourth.
Carlson finished her one-year appointment as state parliamentarian. She helped with the opening ceremony, business session, and the awards ceremony.