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HHS group earns honors at Future Business Leaders meet

The group competed in events like desktop publishing and computer game programming. (Source: HHS) The group competed in events like desktop publishing and computer game programming. (Source: HHS)
Patricia Woods was inducted into the AL FBLA Adviser Hall of Fame. (Source: HHS) Patricia Woods was inducted into the AL FBLA Adviser Hall of Fame. (Source: HHS)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Several Huntsville High School students earned awards at this year's Alabama Future Business Leaders of America conference.

1600 students from across the state competed in events such as desktop publishing, digital design, and computer game programming.

The Huntsville High School award-winners are as follows:

  • Public Service Announcement, First Place – Matt Speakman, Carter Lockwood, Chase Rodgers
  • Desktop Publishing, Second Place – Emily Cramer
  • Desktop Publishing, Third Place – James Buis
  • Intro to Business Communication, Third Place – Carol Graffeo
  • Intro to Information Technology, Second Place – Dalton Mosley
  • Computer Game Programming, Second Place – Patrick Roberts and Blake Carlyon
  • Digital Design & Promotion, Second Place – Jackson Glass
  • Digital Design & Promotion, Third Place – Jack Hawkins and Mason Mathis
  • Who's Who in AL District 6 – Brian Craig

The HHS chapter of the FBLA was awarded Outstanding Chapter of District 6 and also earned the March of Dimes $500 level award and the Gold Seal Award of Merit.

Chapter adviser Patricia Woods was inducted into the Alabama FBLA Adviser Hall of Fame, an accolade that is not awarded every year.

A school spokesperson said, "Without Mrs. Woods' work, our chapter would not be as outstanding as it is. We are all very excited that the state recognized her hard work over the last 15 years."

The students will move on to compete at the National Leadership Conference in Nashville TN.

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