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DSU Business Students Qualify for FBLA Nationals

CLEVELAND, Miss.— Nine students from the DSU College of Business and Aviation attended the Future Business Leaders of America Collegiate State Leadership Conference held at the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Miss. last week. All nine placed high enough in their respective events to qualify for the FBLA Collegiate National Leadership Conference which will be held in Atlanta, GA in June. 

Dr. Tomeka Harbin, Chair of the Division of Management, Marketing, and Business Administration said, “I’m beyond excited and proud of our students. This is the first time that every student qualified for nationals.” 

In another first, a DSU student was elected to a statewide office with MS FBLA. Arianna Chestnut will serve as the Collegiate Secretary for the 2023-2024 academic year. 

The results from the competition are: 

Name  Major  Place  Event(s) 
Jes’Destiny Morgan  Business Administration  1st  2nd  Marketing Concepts  Management Concepts 
Raychelle Chambers  Pre-Med Biology  1st  Job Interview 
Kayla Allen  Accounting  1st  3rd  Microeconomics  Macroeconomics 
Fa’Darryl Cooper  Accounting  1st  Public Speaking 
Christopher Clanton  Finance  1st  4th  Retail Management  Human Resources Management 
Sarama Brown  Healthcare Administration  2nd  2nd  Sales Presentation  Business Communications 
Semira Brown  Healthcare Administration  2nd  3rd  Sales Presentation  Organizational Behavior & Leadership 
Amyia Triggs  Child Development  2nd  Business Presentation 
Arianna Chestnut  Human Resources Management  2nd  4th  Business Presentation  Client Services 


For more information, contact Dr. Tomeka Harbin at (662)-846-4427 or by email at