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DSU Future Business Leaders Place in National Competition

Twin sisters Sarama & Semira Brown finished in the Top 10 with a 9th place finish in Sales Presentation at the recent FBLA Collegiate National Leadership Conference.

CLEVELAND, Miss. — Nine students from the Delta State University chapter of Future Business Leaders of America Collegiate participated in the National Leadership Conference June 22nd-25th in Atlanta, Ga. Sarama & Semira Brown, twin sisters from Horn Lake, finished in the Top 10 with a 9th place finish in Sales Presentation. This was the first time the sisters have participated in FBLA Collegiate.

Each member of the DSU delegation competed against hundreds of students across the nation in various events designed to showcase the student’s business skills. Dr. Tomeka Harbin, Interim Dean of the College of Business and Aviation said, “I am extremely proud of these students and, as always, they represented Delta State University well!”

According to their website, Future Business Leaders of America, Inc. (FBLA) is the largest business career and technical student organization in the world. Each year, FBLA helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business. FBLA prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.


Other participating students from DSU were:

Kayla Allen – Moorhead

Raychelle Chambers – Clarksdale

Arianna Chestnut – Yazoo City

Christopher Clanton – Canton

Fa’Darryl Cooper – Belzoni

Jes’Destiny Morgan – Cleveland

Amyia Triggs – Mound Bayou

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