Central High School

On Aug. 14, the Central High School Tuscaloosa chapter of Future Business Leaders of America held its first meeting of the 2019-20 school year. Over 50 CHS FBLA students were in attendance. During the meeting, upcoming events were discussed: community service opportunities, the Oct. 17 District 2 Workshop and the 2019 National Fall Leadership Conferences in Birmingham and Denver, Colorado. The Central HS FBLA chapter decided to attend and support the Alabama FBLA State delegation at the 2019 Birmingham NFLC on Nov. 8-10. 

On Aug. 10 and Aug. 11, Central High School Tuscaloosa and Jasper High School chapters of FBLA officers and executive council members attended a “Leadership 101 Retreat” at Camp McDowell, Nauvoo. The retreat was led by Mr. Bryant Collier, Senior Leadership Specialist from TEAMTRI. The retreat participants experienced and learned the qualities of becoming a better leader, and how they can improve their leadership skills. Leadership 101 attendees were: FBLA Advisers Roslyn Evans, Central High School, Monique Lawrence, Jasper High School, and student attendees: Summer Abrams, Maya Caves, Ariana Clark, Destiny Clark, Iyana Dixon, Keyonte’ Doughty, Parker Evans, Amelia Knox, Delphia McGraw, Makena McHargh, Aylara Olcmen, Emia Sesson, Clark Smith, Sean Smith, L’Aria Warthaw from Central High School, and Taryn Prater from Jasper High School.

Presenting the 2019-20 Central High School Tuscaloosa FBLA officers: Keyonte’ Doughty, president; Sean Smith, vice president; Makena McHargh, secretary; Aylara Olcmen, treasurer; Emia Sesson, reporter; Maya Caves, parliamentarian; Kaylin Hughes, historian; Summer Abrams and L’Aria Warthaw, social media directors; Ariana Clark, community service director, March of Dimes chair; Danajsia Davidson,Trinity Hubbard and Alena Spencer, hospitality co-chairs; Amelia Knox, membership development chair and Destiny Clark and Takiya Jerido, the Relay for Life co-chairs.