Six students from Cumberland County High School's business department attended the Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL, from June 28-July 2, 2011. Anna Hill, Justin Treadway, Cyann Davis, Kelsey Davis, Hayden Shadden and Sadie Shadden participated in the conference activities and completed against students from across the United States in business-related contests.
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"We are really proud all of the CCHS chapter representatives this year at the National Leadership Conference," said Gloria Dickerson, chapter sponsor. "We are thrilled that our community could be so well represented by these students."