Students test skills for FBLA Regional Conference at EOU
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January 30, 2013
LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) ⎯ The 2013 Future Business Leaders of America Regional Skills Conference will take place Thursday, Feb. 7 at Eastern Oregon University.
More than 400 students from 13 eastern Oregon high schools will participate in the competitive event. The top 10 finishers will advance to the state conference in Portland this spring.
Results will be announced at a public awards assembly beginning at 12:45 p.m. in McKenzie Theatre in Loso Hall.
Tests will revolve around 40 different business-related activities including economics, accounting, math, computer programming, marketing, finance, business law and public speaking.
Students from Baker, Elgin, John Day, Helix, Heppner, Imbler, La Grande, Nyssa, Ontario, Pendleton, Stanfield, Union and Vale will be represented.