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.u  • . ? ; : • Nelehbon:ood N zvs PRESS-NEWS JOURNAL, CANTON, MO V THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2009 - PAGE 9 Canton students attended Missouri FBLA State Leadership Conference Over 2,700 Missouri high school students and teachers assembled in Co- .lumbia, Mo. April 19-21, for the 50th Annual Fu- tare Business Leaders of mentary procedure, public and impromptu speaking, econormcs, accounting, business communications and computer applications. Participating in this America State Leadership conference Conference. The confer- ence theme was "Missouri FBLA: Get the Edge and featured more than 40 busi- ness-related events for stu- dents to test their skills in were seven members ofCanton's FBLA chapter along with their ad- visers, Kelly Berhorst and Jim Ellison. Andrew Haus- doff earned his way to state by placing first in Account- statewide competition, ing I at the District Lead- "Missouri has been the ership Conference held in second-largest state FBLA February. Shawn Walsh chapter in the nation for the earned his way to state by past four years,' she said, placing first in Economics noting the steady growth at the district conference. and interest in business Steffen Simmons placed education across the state, first in Introduction to Busi- Missouri FBLA now has ness and second in Eco- 14,032 student members, nomics. Joey Martz placed Missouri has earned first in Personal Finance at an award for being the sec- the district level. Also at- ond-targest state chapter in tending weresenior chapter the nation behind Georgia. officers, Melissa Reiman, Missouri FBLA has grown to include 422 chapters in high schools across the state, approximately ten of which were establishext • during the current school year. Competitive events at this year s leadership conference included but were not limited to: job interview, web site devel- opment, global business, entrepreneurship, parlia- Adult (non-fiction) Happens Every Day by Isabel Gillies. Approxi- mately sixty percent of the population has experienced divorce at least once, so this book hits a resound- ing chord for most of the public. This storyteller's view of her experience is tha,,she,s not whinny, or punitive, she s just shocked by the sudden change in he structure of her entire life, and struggles to make sense of it. Gillies' writing is con- versations, like a friend is telling this story of how she made it through a horrible time and came out better for it. She said she wrote the book after emailing and texting friends about what she wasgoing through when her husband decided Coral Martin, and Jessica Ott which served as voting delegates. Missouri FBLA mem- bers are encouraged to be active in community ser- vice projects. This year, the state's many chapters raised funds for the March of Dimes and Camp Qual- ity, a non-profit organiza- tion that provides camping and outdoor activities for children with cancer. The ..... T   I "fl [ f to end their marriage. She knew he was having an af- fair and wrestled with be- lieving it and did all those embarrassing things people do when they don't want to face the truth. Young adult (fiction) Creature of the Night by James Patterson. Bobby isn't afraid of a little dan- ger. He thrives on it. Smok- ing, drinking, racing stolen cars and all the cops in Dublin know him and his gang. Bobby's mother has just moved their family to a quaint house in an idyllic village where he's meant to reform. Only something's not right about that house. The previous tenant mys- teriously disappeared. Sto- ries of murder surround the family who lived there for years. 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Those receiving recogni- tion from Canton included Andrew Hausdoff, eighth in Accounting I; Shawn Walsh, third in Economics; and Steffen Simmons, fifth in Introduction to Busi- ness. As a top qualifier in his event at the state level, Walsh is eligible to com- pete at the FBLA National Leadership conference in Anaheim, California June 25-28. Due to summer con- flicts with other event win- ners, Simmons has also be- comes eligible to attend as well. CRAMSEY MASONRY Contractor-Bdcks, Blocks, Stone KENNETH - TOM e Mo. 573-655-4548 comes to the house at night. Bobby isn't afraid of dan- ger, but this danger isn't like the rush of driving fast. It's not like the reck- less thrill of getting high or the sudden strength of his mother's temper. This dan- ger is more like the suffo- cating hopelessness of his Future. Bobby isn't afraid, he just wants to know one thing. Early (fiction) Char- lie Cooks Favorite Book, by Jullia Donaldson. 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