Mundelein High School Activities


Future Business Leaders of America
Monthly meetings  | A-201, Mundelein Room
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Advisors Chris Hoster and Sarah Menas

2017-2018 Executive Board

President Christine So
Vice President Yasmeen Fathallah
Secretary Sydnie Mathews
Treasurer Sahil Patel
Marketing Director Jillian Hoffstadt
Store Manager Colin Geary
Store Manager Thomas Riggio


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FBLA Fall 2017 Leadership Conference

About the FBLA

Illinois FBLA

Future Business Leaders of America

This leadership organization an excellent choice for motivated students who want to build their college credentials. FBLA is nationally recognized by college recruiters and working professionals. Students can travel to leadership conferences, run the school store, and participate in academic competitions, volunteerism projects, and social activities. FBLA is not just for business students, but also for any career-minded student. Students can continue their membership at the collegiate level of FBLA, Phi Beta Lambda.

Several benefits of being apart of this national membership are:

  • Travel Opportunities
  • Scholarships and prizes
  • Leadership development conferences in cities throughout the country
  • Awards
  • Friendship and Fun
  • A magazine for all members

FBLA Facts

FBLA is the largest student career organization in the world, with over 250 million members and alumni.

Over 6,000 schools participate in this organization.

FBLA is a nationally recognized organization, with chapters on high school and college campuses.   College selection committees are aware of the organization and its role in promoting leadership.

Why should I join?

Online Membership Form

  • To develop leadership skills
  • To strengthen my understanding and potential for success in business and careers
  • To socialize and meet new people, even from other schools
  • To increase my chances of being admitted to a college or major
  • To acquire the benefits of service to others
  • To improve my academic credentials

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Spirit Store mananged by FBLA

2017-2018 General Meetings

Tuesday, August 22
Tuesday, September 12
Tuesday, October 17
Tuesday, November 14
Tuesday, December 12
Tuesday, January 16
Tuesday, February 13
Tuesday, March 20
Tuesday, April 17
Tuesday, May 1

Conference Schedule

Date Event Location Days/Nights
January 28, 2018 Northern Area Conference Wauconda, IL 1/0
April 5-7, 2018 State Leadership Conference Springfield, IL 3/2
June 26-July 2, 2018 National Leadership Conference Baltimore, MD 7/6
November 1-3, 2018 Fall Leadership Conference Chicago, IL 4/3
April 4-6, 2019 State Leadership Conference Springfield, IL 3/2
June 27-July 3, 2019 National Leadership Conference San Antonio, TX 7/6
June 28-July 3, 2020 National Leadership Conference Salt Lake City, UT 6/5
June 27-July 3, 2021 National Leadership Conference Anaheim, CA 7/6



FBLA_2016 Winners for Public Service Video2016 graduates Monika Bowser and Kelly Vander Ploeg earned a first place at the Future Business Leaders of America [FBLA] National Competition held in Atlanta, GA.

Bowser and Vander Ploeg competed in an event called Public Service Announcement, where they developed a 30-second promotional video about the positive impacts of sports.  Their video showcased real footage of Mustang sports, along with a commanding voice-over by head football coach Larry Calhoun. 

See their winning video.