Ben Walworth and Gabe Hamlet attended the National Leadership Conference for Future Business Leaders of America June 25-27 in San Antonio, Texas. The conference provided 150 competitive events and had over 18,000 attendees. Walworth and Hamlet qualified for the national competition by placing in the State Leadership Contest held in April. They are under the direction of Alisa Cornelison.
The national conference included competitive events ranging in areas of accounting, marketing, website development and personal finance. All events are aligned to the standards taught in Missouri classrooms. Walworth competed in the area of business financial planning and Hamlet competed in the area of business law.
The conference also provided interactive workshops for students sponsored by the American Management Association, MBA Research and the worldwide accounting firm of KPMG.