Glasgow Mayor Dick Doty, Fiscal Court Clerk/Finance Officer Sherry Jones and BCHS senior intern Mattea Wyatt, both representing Barren County Judge Executive Michael Hale’s Office, proclaimed Barren County Future Business Leader of America Week in Glasgow and Barren County the week of February 5-9, 2018 Those present for the signing of the Proclamation are Barren County FBLA members serving as officers. Left to Right: First Row: Barren County Fiscal Court Clerk Sherry Jones, BCHS senior and intern Mattea Wyatt, Mayor Dick Doty. Second Row: Marlie Shirley, Breanna Childress, Jared Tunks, and Laurel Mayes. Third Row: Taylor Graves, Quincy Ford, and Brianna Shirley.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit educational organization whose first chapter was established in Johnson City, Tennessee, in 1942. This organization has grown now to encompass over 250,000 members and advisers nationwide in middle schools, high schools, colleges, universities, career and technical schools, and private business schools. FBLA-PBL is a professional business organization dedicated to bringing business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Members perform community service activities and strive to build a student’s understanding of the realities of the modern business world. FBLA teaches high school students basic business and leadership principles; and PBL helps university, college, technical, and business school students to make the transition from school to work.