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Adviser: Mrs. Lacey Haines
Drumright Future Business Leaders of America was rechartered in 2001 by Mrs. Jenny Cooper. In August of 2011 Mrs. Lacey Haines because the local chapter adviser, after Mrs. Cooper's retirement.
The name of this organization shall be the Drumright High School Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America. The purpose of the FBLA chapter is to provide additional opportunities for secondary students to develop vocational competencies for business occupations. FBLA is an integral part of the instructional program and in addition promotes a sense of civic and personal responsibility.
The Specific Goals of FBLA are to:
- Develop competent, aggressive business leadership.
- Strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work.
- Create more interest in and understanding of American business enterprise.
- Encourage members in the development of individual projects, which contribute to the improvement of home, business and community.
- Develop character, prepare for useful citizenship and foster patriotism.
- Encourage and practice efficient money management.
- Encourage scholarship and promote school loyalty.
- Assist students in the awareness of occupational goals.
- Facilitate the transition from school to work.
FBLA membership shall consist of members of chartered local chapters. These members shall hold membership in their state and national chapters. Individual members shall be recognized only through a state chapter of FBLA except, in the case where there is no state chapter, the member shall be recognized by the National Association.
National FBLA, as well as the state and local chapters, shall be open for membership to these classes of members:
Active Members shall be secondary students who become members while enrolled in business and/or business-related fields, who accept the purpose of FBLA, subscribe to its creed, demonstrate willingness to contribute to good school-community relations, and possess qualities for employment. Active members shall pay dues as established by FBLA and may participate in national events, in accordance with the guidelines of the National Awards Program, serve as voting national delegates to the National Leadership Conference, hold national office in accordance with Article VI, and otherwise represent their state and local chapters as approved by their respective state and local advisers.
Yearly membership is $20 and registers students, at the Local, State, and National Levels.