Altoona Area Junior High School

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FBLA - Future Business Leaders of America

Advisor:  Mrs. Perehinec

FBLA is a premier organization for 9-12 grade students preparing for careers in business.  It is the largest student business organization in the world with approximately 250,000 members.
 
Anyone in ninth grade who is enrolled in either "Intro to Word Processing" or "Computer Essentials" is eligible to participate.  AAJHS members make a difference and gain valuable leadership skills by planning projects and serving their community.
 
Yearly projects:
     ~ Team Altoona (working with after-school-care children)
     ~ Holiday visit to the Elderly Home
     ~ Tour South Hills Business School (Altoona and State College Campuses) 
     ~ Attend "Teen Power Day" (Penn State Altoona Campus)
 
Overall, each FBLA member will learn to lead, develop friendships, gain experience, and participate in community service projects.