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Focus: Business and Marketing Education
School: Canyon View High School

Caroline Quinn, a senior at Wasatch High School, has successfully completed multiple business classes including: Computers in Business, Computer Technology, Economics, Marketing, Sports Marketing and Entertainment Marketing, and Accounting. She has earned skill certification in Computer Technology, Economics, and Computers in Business.

Beyond her business classes, Caroline is a very active member of the Wasatch chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Currently, Caroline is president of the Wasatch FBLA Chapter. She has been an FBLA member and chapter officer for three years. Caroline has attended numerous FBLA state leadership conferences, including the spring 2010 conference where she helped Wasatch FBLA win the Most Outstanding Chapter award, for being the best FBLA chapter in Utah.

Caroline has demonstrated her business expertise by earning many awards at region and state FBLA competitions. At last springs state leadership conference, Caroline placed first in Virtual Business, fourth in Parliamentary Procedures and eighth in Business Presentations. In 2009, Caroline placed fifth in Business Presentations at State. She has also participated in regional FBLA competitions earning awards in Principles and Procedures, Intro. to Parliamentary Procedures, Economics, and Business Math.

Caroline is working diligently towards earning an associate degree by the time she graduates from high school, through EDNETa distance learning education program provided through the Utah Education Network and concurrent enrollment classes. "I plan to own and operate my own beauty salon after I finish at the Marinello School of Beauty. I learned many things about operating and owning a business in my economics class last year. This year I am taking accounting, which will help me in keeping good financial records for my business."