Hundreds competed and nearly 200 placed in the top three during the FBLA Regional Skills Conference

LA GRANDE – The FBLA Regional Skills Conference was held recently at Eastern Oregon University.  Hundreds of students from around Eastern Oregon attended this annual event, And nearly two hundred students in the Blue Mountain Conference placed well during the conference, including many students who placed in the top three of their categories. 

Award recipients that placed in the top three are listed below by school.

Baker Middle School

Business Ethics – MSOlive Carlson & Anne HindmanFirst
Business EtiquetteIIah EisimingerFirst
Business EtiquetteAvery MartinThird
Business EtiquetteEliana McQuistenSecond
Career ExplorationJocelyn RaylSecond
Career ExplorationMykenzie ColeyFirst
Critical ThinkingOlive Carlson & Anne HindmanThird
Exploring Computer ScienceDrew BenjaminSecond
Exploring EconomicsIIah EisimingerSecond
Exploring EconomicsHenry GaslinFirst
FBLA ConceptsGrace TracyFirst
LeadershipMykenzie ColeyFirst
LeadershipJocelyn RaylThird

Baker Senior High School

Business CalculationsKincaid RudiFirst
Business Ethics – HSKatheryn Gentry & Madelyn RudioThird
Business ManagementCharles BoulterFirst
Business ManagementTaylor LeeThird
Client ServicesEmanual Rodriguez SanchezSecond
Impromptu SpeakingAshlyn DaltonFirst
Introduction to Parliamentary
Kindell TaylorSecond
Job InterviewEmanual Rodriguez SanchezSecond
JournalismAdelaid WaldenFirst
Organizational LeadershipMeadoh WaldropSecond
Personal FinanceEthan SaundersSecond
Public Policy & AdvocacyCharles BoulterSecond
Sales Presentation Claire Bachman & Kayla ColeySecond

Cove High School

AdvertisingAlly GettmanSecond
AgribusinessTanner RoveySecond
Client ServiceEsther ElmerThird
Health Care AdministrationWarren WillsonThird
Insurance and Risk ManagementMikenzy SpenceThird
Introduction to Business ConceptsSofia GarciaSecond
Introduction to Business ConceptsHannah RameyThird
Job InterviewEsther ElmerThird
JournalismHailey DavisThird
Public SpeakingTanner RoveyFirst

Grant Union High School

Business LawVincent RaschioFirst
Health Care AdministrationAbbie JusticeFirst
Help DeskBenjamin FinleyFirst
Hospitality & Event ManagementAbbie JusticeSecond
Introduction to Financial MathEliza BaileySecond
Introduction to Public SpeakingEmber DutcherSecond
Organizational LeadershipMadelyn BaileyFirst
Public SpeakingVincent RaschioThird
Sales Presentation Eliza Bailey, Madelyn Bailey & Logan RandleasFirst

Helix High School

Hospitality & Event ManagementLirian HoldenFirst
Introuduction to Business CommunicationNatalie BolandThird
Introduction to Business ProceduresNoah WalkerFirst
Introduction to FBLAAndrew KubishtaFirst
Personal FinanceEthan ReederFirst
Word ProcessingLirian HoldenSecond

Heppner High School

EntrepreneurshipJackson Coiner & Mason OremFirst
Help DeskMakiyah ChristianSecond

Hermiston Senior High School

Accounting IKaitlyn CrowtherSecond
Accounting ISarahi Gutierrez AyalaFirst
Accounting IIRigoberto Moreno TorresSecond
Accounting IIDaniel PerezFirst
Accounting IIMakayla ThomasThird
AdvertisingLiana JimenezThird
AdvertisingMarissa SorensenFirst
Business CommunicationMarissa SorensenFirst
Business ManagementEmma Studebaker Second
Computer Problem SolvingGarrett RobertsThird
Computer Problem SolvingYahir Conejo-GarciaFirst
Computer Problem SolvingBryson JeppesonSecond
Cyber SecuritySarahi Gutierrez AyalaSecond
Cyber SecurityAviana NavejarFirst
EntrepreneurshipMonzerrat Gonzalez Lopez, Geradro Magdaleno &
Fatima Venegas-Nevajas
Graphic DesignManuel SalazarThird
Human Resource ManagementJocelyn HernandezFirst
Introduction to Business CommunicationRachel SorensenSecond
Introduction to Business ConceptsLucia MoralesFirst
Introduction to Business Presentation Candelaria Salvador CarreraFirst
Introduction to Business ProceduresLucia MoralesSecond
Introduction to Financial MathAlexander Garcia PlascenciaFirst
Introduction to Information TechnologyAviana NevejarFirst
Introduction to Information TechnologyKaridee VelascoThird
Introduction to Marketing ConceptsAlexander Garcia PlascenciaThird
Introduction to Marketing ConceptsJocelyn HernandezSecond
Job InterviewEmily JemmettFirst
Personal FinanceDaniel PerezThird
Public Policy and AdvocacyAdalie JimenezThird
Public SpeakingJulussa Gonzales MendozaSecond
Securities & InvestmentsLucas BarahonaFirst
Spreadsheet ApplicationsGisselle RiveraFirst
Spreadsheet ApplicationsFlor Silva ChavezThird
Spreadsheet ApplicationsJavier EcheverriaSecond
Word ProcessingRebecca GodoyThird

Imbler Middle School

Business Ethics – MSTaylor RitterSecond
Critical ThinkingLondon Kunz, Darby Lucas & Brooklyn ScottFirst
Elevator SpeechSaviah KunzThird
Elevator SpeechDarby LucasFirst
Exploring Computer ScienceBryce EckhardFirst
Exploring TechnologyTaylor RitterSecond
Financial Literacy Kinley AdamsFirst
LeadershipZoey LaMillerSeonc

Imbler High School

AgribusinessTayler BowlesThird
Business Communication Sierra DenisThird
Health Care AdministrationOlivia ThewSecond
Help Desk Kylee DavisThird
Human Resource ManagementEmilia SlippyThird
Human Resource ManagementSonya GordonSecond
Impromptu SpeakingSonya GordonThird
Insurance and Risk ManagementIzabel MartinFirst
Introduction to Business Presentation Madillyn Burright & Isla HowardSecond
Introduction to Financial MathOlivia ThewThird
Introduction to Public SpeakingIsla HowardFirst
MarketingKolt AlamThird
Organizational LeadershipTayler BowlesThird
Supply Chain ManagementAlex PattonFirst

Joseph Charter School

Cyber SecurityAdam Lopez-MartinezThird
Impromptu SpeakingLauren McBurneySecond
Sports & Entertainment ManagementJonah Lyman Lauren McBurneyFirst

La Grande High School

AgribusinessNatasha LaneFirst
Business LawCarson TaylorSecond
EconomicsSpencer HannaFirst
Graphic DesignAustyn Mueser & Raelee SmithFirst
Hospitality & Event ManagementMadeleine Burton & Avery RobinsonThird
Introduction to Event PlanningIreyn Collins, Karli Kretschmer & Mattison WolcottFirst
Introduction to Event PlanningMaylie Eby, Hailey Evans & Cassidy HoggeSecond
Introduction to FBLAIrelyn CollinsSecond
Introduction to Parliamentary ProcedureCarleigh RadkeFirst
MarketingNoah Spence & Carson TaylorFirst
Public Policy and AdvocacyBryce WagnerFirst
Sales Presentation Natasha Lane & Dallin PerryThird
Securities & InvestmentsRidge KehrSecond
Sports & Entertainment ManagementKenai Huff, Ridge Kehr & Dayton PaulSecond

McLoughlin High School

Accounting ICheyenne GleimThird
Banking & Financial SystemsEduardo Delgado-LozanoFirst
Business CalculationsCheyenne GleimSecond
Business CalculationsGiovanni Perez-MezaThird
Business Communications Rajdeep SinghSecond
Business Ethics-HSEmanual Hernandez Gomez & Valentin UruetaSecond
EconomicsValentin UruertaThird
EconomicsMarco HernandezSecond
Graphic DesignJared Pedroza-CazaresSecond
Insurance & Risk ManagementAngelina SanchezSecond
Introduction to Business Communication Nathan GarnerFirst
Introduction to Business Presentation Alfredo Hernandez Gomez & Angel ZunigaThird
Introduction to Business ProcesuresJared Pedroza-CazaresThird
Introduction to Event PlanningIntroduction to Business ProceduresThird
Introduction to FBLABryan Martinez- FloresThird
Introduction to Information TechnologyNathan GarnerSecond
Introduction to Parliamentary ProcedureLeylah GleimThird
Introduction to Public SpeakingLeylah GleimThird
UX DesignAngelina SanchezSecond
Word ProcessingJustin VaughnFirst

Ontario High School

Business Ethics -HSSabrina Belchef & Cayman CampbellFirst
Client ServicesCayman CampbellFirst
Sports & Entertainment ManagementSabrina Belcher, Marek Fuhrman & Aspen MonroeThird

Union Middle Level

Business Ethics – MSKailen McConnell & Isabella Schimidt (DQ)Third
Critical ThinkingJacob BaxterSecond
Exploring TechnologyTravis MooneyFirst
Learning StrategiesJacob BaxterFirst

Union High School

JournalismKaci BaxterSecond
UX DesignFreya LinkFirst

What is FBLA?

According to, FBLA is “Future Business Leaders of America, Inc. (FBLA) is the largest business Career and Technical Student Organization in the world. Each year, FBLA helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business.” 

What is the mission of FBLA?
“FBLA inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.”

A full list of all awarded recipients can be found below.