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CCSD Student Advancing to National Business Skills Competition

CCSD Student Advancing to National Business Skills Competition

A Cherokee County School District student is advancing to a national business skills competition!

Creekview High School senior Olivia Canada earned first place in the job interview contest at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state leadership conference recently held in Atlanta.  She now advances to the national FBLA competition in Orlando this summer.

This is Olivia’s second state championship win in a job interview skills contest.  She previously earned first place in the contest at the DECA student marketing, management and entrepreneurship association’s state conference and advanced to international competition.  Olivia also has earned second place and top 3, 4 5 honors at statewide FBLA and DECA competitions over the past four years. 

A four-year student in the Career Pathway: Marketing and Management program led by teacher Ashley Jones, Olivia is headed to Covenant College after graduation to study business with a concentration in marketing.

Olivia is an active member of the school’s FBLA chapter, currently serving as president, and DECA chapter, currently service as vice president of social media and club relations.  She also is a member of National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Key Club and Beta Club.  Olivia lettered both in marching band and for serving as the basketball team manager, and additionally earned an academic letter, Georgia Certificate of Merit and Lamp of Knowledge among her academic honors.

Teacher Chris Jeffreys is the sponsor of the school's FBLA chapter.

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