Business students stockpile awards during state conference in Atlantic City

Business students stockpile awards during state conference in Atlantic City

The future is now for business students at Bridgewater-Raritan High School.

Fourteen students set the tone for their future in business careers when they received awards during the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference that was held in Atlantic City on March 6 through 8.

One student, junior Abhijay Edavalapati, was elected to be the regional vice president for the New Jersey North Central Region. 

He was elected by the FBLA members in the region during the conference that was held in the Harrah’s Hotel and Conference Center. 

The following Bridgewater-Raritan High School students placed in the top four of their event, which qualified each of them to participate in the FBLA National Leadership Conference that will be held in late June in Atlanta

Here are the top four place-winners from Bridgewater-Raritan High School.

 Vanshika Yadav, 1st in Organizational Leadership

Ceiron Dushyanthan, 1st in Database Design and Applications

Aritra Banerjee, 1st in Introduction to Information Technology

Athul Anand, 1st in Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure

Nakul Rao and Vraj Shah, 2nd in Entrepreneurship

Sharon Lin, 2nd in Journalism

Prisha Bagul, 2nd in Impromptu Speaking

Alyssa Xu and Abhijay Edavalapati, 3rd in Community ServiceProject

Alyssa Xu, 3d in Supply Chain Management

Navneet Kalatheeswaran, 3rd in Introduction to Business procedures

Andrei Cojocario, 4th in Insurance and Risk Management

Ethan Wang, 4th in Cyber Security


"Those of us who are the co-advisers (Mrs. Kerri Fry and  Mr. Mike  Bittner) to the BRHS FBLA Chapter, along with Mr. (Zach) Bray and Mr. (Phil) D'Apolito who attended as extra chaperones were extremely proud of the performance of all 39 of our students,” said Mr.  Bittner, who is the high school’s Teacher of Entrepreneurship and Business Management, International Business and Introduction to Business.