NEVC FBLA STUDENTS ADVANCE TO STATE – On Feb. 12, FBLA students traveled to Joplin to compete in District 17 Regional Competition. Northeast Vernon County walked away with several awards. Kylie Alexander placed 2nd in Spreadsheet Applications and 1st in Personal Finance. Charity Middleton placed 3rd in Job Interview and Intro to Business Communications. Katrina Gilpin placed 4th in Personal Finance. Aidan Sumptner placed 5th in Intro to Business and 1st in Network Concepts. The team of Alexander, Gilpin and Middleton placed 3rd in Management Decision Making. Kylie, Katrina, Charity and Aidan will all advance to state and compete in April. (From left) Charity Middleton, Katrina Gilpin, Aidan Sumptner and Kylie Alexander.