Watson B. Duncan Middle School has the largest Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter in the Nation with 165 members. Watson B. Duncan Middle School also had the largest membership percentage increase in 2007 and won the largest middle school chapter in the state of Florida in 2009.
The students in FBLA participate in various events throughout the school year, such as district and state competition, district Fall Leadership Conference (Fall Rally), community service projects, guest speakers, and FBLA’s Middle Level Achievement Program (MAP). Sixteen students competed at the district level competition and several placed first in Web Page Creation, Public Speaking and Business Math. All sixteen students are headed to Orlando in April for the state FBLA competition.
Community service projects this year for FBLA have been Friends of Jupiter Beach Clean-up, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Hugs & Kisses, Inc. and the Salvation Army Angel Tree. According to Casey Runner, Watson B. Duncan’s FLBA Director, “FBLA is a wonderful opportunity for middle school students to be involved in to prepare them to be members in the business community. “
For information regarding Future Business Leaders of America or the Pre-Academy of Finance at Watson B. Duncan Middle School please contact Casey Runner at (561) 776-3542 or email@example.com .