February 27, 2023

East Central Community College had seven students represent the College at the annual FBLA Collegiate State Conference last week held at the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus.

During the conference, approximately 100 students competed in over 50 business, legal, and leadership-oriented testing and live performance events with students representing community colleges and universities from throughout Mississippi.

All seven of East Central’s participants placed with six of those qualifying for competition at the National Leadership Conference which will be held in Atlanta, Ga., June 22-25.

Winners included:

1st Place: Hospitality Management Case Competition - Ellie Winter

1st Place: Human Resource Management – Perla Lopez and Ellie Winter

1st Place: Marketing Management and Decision Making - Armando Lopez, Hannah Mowdy, and Janiyah Broach

1st Place: State of Chapter Presentation – Janiyah Broach and Ellie Winter

2nd Place: Microeconomics – Guillermo Espinoza Fermin

2nd Place: Website Design – Armando Lopez, Hannah Mowdy, and Guillermo Espinoza Fermin

3rd Place: Business Presentation – Perla Lopez and Taina Thompson

Advisors for ECCC’s FBLA Collegiate Theta Chi Chapter include Christy Ferguson, Bobby Hebert, and Lisa Lampton.