July 16, 2012
Four Stevenson High School students earned fifth-place finishes at the Future Business Leaders of America national competition in San Antonio June 29-July 2.
Sophomore Becky Cacioppo was fifth in Introduction to Business; and the team of seniors Lisa Boris, Kevin Doherty and Akshay Ramachandran took fifth in Banking and Financial Systems. All five students won first place in their events at the state FBLA conference in March.
Last year, Doherty and Boris won honors at the FBLA nationals. Doherty captured the Fundamental Accounting championship, while Boris was third.
Also qualifying for this year’s national conference were Sai Duggirala and Nikita Patel (Website Design); Chandru Rasendran (Business Calculations); Jordan Silverman (Sports Management); Alex Sheck and Zach Sheck (Business Financial Plan); Matthew Brown and Devin Stalker (Entrepreneurship); Michael Kaushansky (Business Math); Brandon Levinson and Ethan Siegel (Emerging Business Issues); Gerv Pandey (Economics); Dhruv Patel (Accounting 1); David Doner (Business Procedures) and Elizabeth Shancer (Hospitality Management).