FBLA Members visited the Capital of Kentucky for Career and Technical Education Student Leadership Day
FBLA Students posed for a photo in the House of Representatives
(L-R) Front row: Leah Bell, Chloye Rice
Middle row: Keelan Rodriguez, Kayleigh Stringer, Madison Smith
Back Row: Selene Melton, Leslie Dobb, and Rachel Rains
Students listened to State Representative Ken Upchurch
(L-R) Front row: Advisor Rob Allen, Myles Gregory, Lee Shelton, Aaron Hesse
Back row: Renee Allen and Kadence Oliva
Participating in the 18th annual CTE Student Leadership Day in Frankfort on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019, were 23 members of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students organization from Wayne County ATC. Approximately 400 students and advisers from across Kentucky attended the day-long event.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Students Leadership Day is presented by the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) and is held during nation Career and Technical Education Month, The 2019 theme is Celebrate Today: Own Tomorrow! Career and Technical Education Student Organizations (CTSOs) help members obtain leadership skills and gain experience to help then pursue careers, college and lifelong learning.
Career and Technical Education students attended a program featuring Savannah Robbin, University of Kentucky, and Kyle Kelly, Kentucky Farm Bureau, each of whom spoke to the students about the various roles citizens can take in the legislative process. Following the program, the student leaders had an opportunity to meet with their state representative and senator at the Capitol.
Sponsoring Career and Technical Education Student Leadership Day were the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation and Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance.