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Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) is the largest career student business organization in the world. Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business.


Greene County High School/Vo-Tech FBLA sponsors are: Mrs. Haley Zehner & Mrs. Dedra Welford


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FBLA Mission Statement

FBLA-PBL inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.


Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 230,000 members in 4 divisions prepare for careers in business. There are four different branches of FBLA:       


1) FBLA-Middle Level--Junior High Level

2) FBLA --High School Level

3) PBL --College Level

4) Professional Division--Professionals, Educators & Parents


FBLA-PBL’s programs focus on:

  •      Leadership Development
  •      Academic Competitions
  •      Educational Programs
  •      Membership Benefits
  •      Community Service
  •      Awards & Recognition



  •      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 that 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 establishment of occupational goals.
  •      Facilitate the transition from school to work.



FBLA-PBL Code of Ethics

I will:

  •      be honest and sincere.
  •      approach each task with confidence in my ability to perform my work at a high standard.
  •      willingly accept responsibilities and duties.
  •      seek to profit from my mistakes and take suggestions and criticisms directed toward the improvement of myself and my work.
  •      abide by the rules and regulations of my school.
  •      exercise initiative and responsibility and will cooperate with my employer and fellow workers.
  •      dress and act in a manner that will bring respect to me and to my school.
  •      seek to improve my community by contributing my efforts and my resources to worthwhile projects.



I believe:

  •      education is the right of every person.
  •      the future depends on mutual understanding and cooperation among business, industry, labor, religious, family, and educational institutions, as well as people around the world. I agree to do my utmost to bring about understanding and cooperation among all of these groups.
  •      every person should prepare for a useful occupation and carry on that occupation in a manner that brings the greatest good to the greatest number.
  •      every person should actively work toward improving social, political, community, and family life.
  •      every person has the right to earn a living at a useful occupation.
  •      every person should take responsibility for carrying out assigned tasks in a manner that brings credit to self, associates, school, and community.
  •      I have the responsibility to work efficiently and to think clearly. I promise to use my abilities to make the world a better place for everyone.



I solemnly promise to uphold the aims and responsibilities of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda and, as an active member, I shall strive to develop the qualities necessary in becoming a responsible business leader.