Barren County FBLA attended the FBLA Regional Competition, held on March 15, 2012, at Western Kentucky University. 28 members placed in 17 events and 2 members were elected into regional offices. Miranda McKinney was elected as Region 2 President and Madison Kerley was elected as Region 2 Secretary. Other awards include: Brandi Akin and Rebekah Lancaster- 1st in American Enterprise Project; Bailey Birge- 1st in Talent (Most Entertaining); Allison Key- 1st in Job Interview; Madison Kerley- 1st in Newsletter; Rilee Matthews, Morgan Tomko and Kelsey Woodson- 1st in E-Business; Kyle Marr, Matthew Bunnell, and Madison Atwell- 1st in Emerging Business Issues; Megan Garrison, Maddy Wood, and Miranda McKinney- 1st in Business Presentation; Zack Baise and Mark Shipley- 1st in Marketing; Bailee Staples, Brilee Houchens, and Ambler Jewell- 2nd in Nametag; Tori Buckley- 2nd in Public Speaking I; Eric Skipworth- 2nd in Client Services, Alternate for Eugene Smith Scholarship; Megan Garrison, Miranda McKinney- 2nd in Community Service Project; Devon Stuart, Tristan Hurt- 3rd in Business Ethics; Braxton Smith- 3rd in Impromptu Speaking; Preston McFarland- 3rd in Intro to Technology Concepts; Travis London- 3rd in Local Chapter Annual Business Report; Kelsey Sturgeon, Paige London- 3rd in Website. These students will go on to compete at the FBLA State Competition on April 23-25 in Louisville. Winners there will have a chance to go on to National Competition in San Antonio, TX.