Future Business Leaders of America
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is an education association of students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. The high school level has more than 215,000 members nationwide. Students attend a business competition in the spring. FBLA members have opportunity to attend and compete in leadership events, share their successes and learn new ideas about shaping their career future. At Arcadia Valley, any student who is currently or previously enrolled in a high school business class may join FBLA.
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SkillsUSA - VICA is a national organization serving more than 245,000 high school and college students and professional members who are enrolled in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations. SkillsUSA - VICA's mission is to help its members become world-class workers and responsible American citizens. Any Arcadia Valley Career Tech student enrolled in Health Occupations, Computer Repair, Auto Collision, Auto Tech, Building and Grounds, or Welding may become a member of SkillsUSA.
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The National FFA Organization is the Career and Technical Student Organization for students enrolled in Agricultural Education courses. The AV Career Tech FFA Chapter offers its members opportunities to compete in local, area, district, state and national agricultural career and leadership development events. Furthermore, service learning opportunities are readily available to students to apply their classroom knowledge to the real world while serving the communities in which they live. Recreational opportunities also exist for the members through area paintball and softball tournaments, participation in a summer camp at the Lake of the Ozarks, and State Trap Shooting Competitions. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success.
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