2710 N. WATER ST. DECATUR, IL 62526 (217) 875-2431

St. Teresa High School is an accredited Catholic college preparatory secondary school serving the Decatur, Illinois area. Sharing in the educational mission of the Church, it is committed to offering excellent education and developing a community of faith. St. Teresa provides a faith-based, disciplined environment which fosters academic achievement, independent thinking, moral integrity, and service to community. more

Future Business Leaders of America

FBLA Resources:

National Website: www.fbla-pbl .org

Illinois State Website: www.fbla.gen.il.us

Video Description of FBLA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHQYS7ZKlE8

Current Members

  • Jenny Birschbach
  • Connor Reardon
  • Kierney Sprague
  • Lauryn Pugh
  • Mary Shepenus
  • Charlie Smith

Benefits to being an FBLA Member

High school students that join FBLA receive benefits that include:

  • Leadership Skills
    • Leading the community service program
    • Participating Activities
    • Running for Local, Area, State and National Officer
    • Meeting other leaders in industry
  • Scholarship Opportunities
    • State
    • National
    • Business Achievement Awards Program
  • Tomorrow’s Business Leader Magazine
  • Awards and recognition programs
    • B.A.A.s
    • Membership Madness
    • November Madness
    • September Sweeps
    • Action Awareness
    • Many More

Prepare for College and a Career

FBLA Education Program

High school students have the opportunity to explore college and career opportunities through a number of co-curricular educational programs available through FBLA. For example, members can take part in competitions at the area, state and national level. In addition students have the opportunity to network with accomplished business professionals at conferences. Plus, members have exclusive access to scholarships from a select group of academic institutions.

FBLA Competitive Events

FBLA’s National Awards Program (NAP), also called competitive events, gives students the opportunity to compete in over 60 events that cover technology, public speaking, business, finance, management, and more. The top winners take home trophies and cash from sponsored events both at the State level and National level.


If you’re interested in developing the leadership, communication, and teamwork skills join us. There is still time to join this year and compete at the State and National level. Please contact Ms. Bronson in room 100.

FBLA can be the organization for you. Join FBLA today.

2015 Area Competition Results:

  • Connor Reardon First Place Accounting I
  • Charlie Smith First Place FBLA Principals and Procedures
  • Jenny Birschbach Second Place Business Law
  • Connor Reardon Second Place Economics
  • Lauryn Pugh Second Place Introduction to Business Communications
  • Kierney Sprague Second Place Job Interview
  • Mary Shupenus Fourth Place Public Speaking I
  • Kierney Sprague Six Place in Business Communications
  • Lauryn Pugh Tenth Place Introduction to Financial Math
  • Special Honors: Charlie Smith who finish 11th in Introduction to Financial Math




Phone: (217) 875-2431 (main office)
Fax: (217) 875-2436

Email: stadmin@st-teresahs.org


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