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Marvin Ridge High School Dominates FBLA State Competition

The Marvin Ridge FBLA chapter attended the state competition held in Greensboro, NC last week, and it was a tremendous success!  Of the 37 MRHS students who attended the event, 29 medals were earned, with TEN students earning a 1st place finish in their respective events.  MRHS also earned two chapter awards, one for largest chapter in the state and one for largest chapter in the Southwest region. Pictured left are First Place Business Plan winners, Mira Hashe and Elizabeth Bueche, with advisers Mr. Troy Burns and Ms. Kelley Gates.


The 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place winners listed below have earned an automatic bid to the FBLA National Competition in Chicago, IL in June. Please congratulate these students as you see them throughout the week.



State Champions

Greg Agres and Beth McGarvey - Business Financial Plan

Olivia Gartz and Leila Terzic - Business Plan

Elizabeth Bueche and Mira Hashe - Business Presentation

Remi Bellefleur, Eric Li, and Ryan Scott - Digital Video Production

Ruchi Jalavancha - Future Business Leader


2nd Place

Erin Jordahl - Accounting I

Noah Holzberg and Jin Sosankin - Mobile Application Development

Melissa Fu - Public Service Announcement


3rd Place

Jonathan Rubin - Accounting II

Emily Chin - Business Calculations

Ryan Alexander, Bruce Betancourt, and Chase Kanipe - Computer Game and Simulation Programming

Roark Habegger - Economics

Harrison Kopitsch and Abigail Matthews - Emerging Business Issues

Karan Gates and Alex Remme - Entrepreneurship


4th Place

Wade Morgan - Economics


Top 10

Kathleen Chambers - Accounting I

Chris Garrick - Economics

Julian Gaines - Job Interview

Christina Sullivan - Word Processing


The students of Marvin Ridge represented the school extremely well.  Mrs. Gates and I could not have been more pleased with their conduct and proud of their accomplishments. 

Written by: Lisa Justice - Assistant Principal
Posted: Apr 21, 2015 by Judy Davis

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