Rutherford High School Students Win BIG at the FBLA Competition!

First row— Mrs. Cherryl Bott, FBLA Advisor, Sahana Jayakanthan, Palak Purohit, Kia Parikh, Luke Marron, Steven Pisciotta, Zachary Herninko, Mrs. Judy Leonard, FBLA Advisor. Back row from the left Kyrollos Messiha and Thomas Messiha. Missing from the picture is Manuel Carino and Anthony Silva.

Under the direction of Ms. Cherryl Bott and Mrs. Judy Leonard, Rutherford High School had 33 students participate in the NJ Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Northern Regional Competition. We are proud to announce that the following students placed in their respective competitions and now qualify to compete at the State level in March:

Luke Marron – Advertising – 1st Place
Thomas Messiha – Advertising – 2nd Place
Zachary Herninko – Advertising – 6th Place
Kyrollos Messiha – Introduction to Business Procedures – 6th Place
Sahana Jayakanthan – Introduction to Business Communications – 6th Place
Kia Parikh – Introduction to FBLA – 1st Place
Palak Purohit – Introduction to FBLA – 4th Place
Manuel Carino – Introduction to FBLA – 8th Place
Steve Pisciotta – Personal Finance – 7th Place

FBLA is the high school division of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. FBLA helps high school students prepare for careers in business through academic competitions, leadership development, and educational programs.