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Eight University of Scranton students have advanced to the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, June 22 to 25. Pictured at FBLA's state competition are, from left: Chaz DellaCorte, Todd Monahan, Gregory Confessore, Colin Merriman, Michael Castellino, Alyssa Fontana, Lamar Bishop and Joseph DeFeo

SCRANTON, PA (04/11/2023)-- Colin P. Merriman of Mount Laurel was among the eight University of Scranton students' high placements in the 2023 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference have qualified them to advance to FBLA's National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, June 22 to 25. In addition to the individual student awards earned at the State Leadership Conference, the University won third place for state of chapter presentation and second place for the Gold Seal Award of Merit, which recognizes outstanding FBLA chapters in the state.

Pennsylvania's FBLA State Leadership Conference took place in Harrisburg in March.

Merriman, an undeclared major, won first place in business decision making analysis. Merriman is a sophomore at Scranton.

The University of Scranton is a Jesuit university located in Northeastern Pennsylvania.