Students awarded at leadership conference

LAKE GEORGE - Local high school students belonging to the Future Business Leaders of America recently attended the group's annual statewide leadership conference.

Seven Lake George High School students along with about 550 students from 56 school districts in the state attended the conference, held in a convention center in Rochester.

Representing Lake George and competing in the convention events were: Danielle Bondy, Marlee DeJesus, Eric Mescavage, Melissa Page, Samantha Root, Mathew Shepanzyk, and Spencer Thibault.

The following awards were received by these students: Marlee DeJesus, finalist, Public Speaking I; Danielle Bondy, 5th place, Word Processing II; Matthew Shepanzyk, 5th place, Spreadsheet Applications; Spencer Thibault, 3rd place, Public Speaking II; Matthew Shepanzyk, 3rd place, Computer Applications; Melissa Page, 2nd place, Business Law; Eric Mescavage, 3rd place, Business Law.

The local team of Eric Mescavage, Danielle Bondy and Spencer Thibault garnered the 2nd place for Business Presentation, and the team of Melissa Page, Mathew Shepanzyk, and Spencer Thibault, won 3rd place in Business Ethics.

The Lake George students also received Honorable Mention as the Future Business Leaders' New York State Chapter of the Year. The chapter will now continue their competitive pursuit at the organization's national conference in Anaheim, CA in June. Those from Lake George planning to attending the national conference are Spencer Thibault, Melissa Page, Eric Mescavage and Marlee DeJesus. The club is co-advised locally by Lake George High School teachers Karen Breslin and Brenda Hoffman.

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