International Community School students excel at FBLA state competition

Students of Kirkland’s International Community School (ICS) achieved outstanding results at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state finals in Bellevue held earlier this month.

  • Monday, April 28, 2008 3:49pm
  • News

Students of Kirkland’s International Community School (ICS) achieved outstanding results at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state finals in Bellevue held earlier this month.

“We are very proud of our students’ accomplishments in this very competitive event, said Lori Zebrack-Smith, FBLA advisor and math teacher at ICS.

The FBLA (http://www.fbla-pbl.org) is a national nonprofit education association with a quarter-million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. FBLA’s National Awards Program recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. Through state-based competition at the spring State Leadership Conferences, students compete in events testing their business knowledge and skills. Top state winners then are eligible to compete for honors at the National Leadership Conference each summer.

The International Community School of Kirkland will have the following finalists competing in the national finals this summer in Georgia:

First-place finalists: Ed Jiang (computer problem solving, networking concepts, and computer security); Daniel Kong (management decision making); Brenda Kao (management decision making); Starrette Kim (management decision making).

Second-place finalists: Brenda Kao (marketing).

Third-place finalists: Surabhi Nirkhe (business communications and public speaking), Starrette Kim (global business), Sukhdeep Singh (global business), Brenda Kao (global business).

Fifth-place finalists: Brenda Kao (client service), Ed Jiang (help desk).

More in News

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance is among supporters of statewide “just cause” legislation to protect tenants in Washington. However, some landlords say removing the ability to quickly remove tenants limits their ability to get rid of problem renters. (Courtesy image)
Tenant advocates prepare for another push in Olympia

Following wins in Burien and Federal Way, just cause evictions are on the 2020 Legislative agenda.

Varisha Khan secured Redmond City Council Pos. 1. Photo courtesy of Varisha Khan
Varisha Khan secures Redmond council Pos. 1 in recount

Recounts took place in Redmond, Mercer Island and Bothell.

Fire along Twisp River Road in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest in 2018. Courtesy photo
Wildfire response: State unveils funding legislation proposal

Last year, Department of Natural Resources responded to record number of wildfires.

A new report, complete with recommendations to the Legislature, has been released by a statewide task force that was formed to address a lack of child care in Washington. File photo
Report outlines lack of child care in Washington

In King County, supply doesn’t meet demand for child care.

Demonstrators from La Resistencia protest Amazon’s involvement with ICE. Photo courtesy of La Resistencia
How will the U.S. respond to climate refugees?

Business as usual has been harder borders, are there other ways to address climate migration?

Eastside election recounts

Bothell, Redmond, and Mercer Island council races going to recount.

Bellevue’s new homelessness coordinator modeled off Redmond position

Stephanie Martinez will work to connect people with the resources availabile to them.

Most Read