Region 16 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) held its annual dinner for officers on Oct. 10 at Vanderlyn’s Restaurant, Kingston. There are 12 local high school chapters throughout Luzerne County in Region 16 FBLA. The advisers are Laura Barletta, Hazleton Area High School; Allison Yourechko, Dallas High School; and Diana Alichnie, Dallas High School. Region 16 officers and state officer (above), from left: Stephanie Pudish, region secretary, MMI Preparatory; Rene Rismondo, region president, Lake-Lehman; Morgan Stahr, Pennsylvania FBLA state president, Hazleton Area; Corey Hauser, region vice president, Coughlin; and Rachel Paisley, region treasurer, Hazleton Area. Chapter presidents (below), from left, first row: Allen Bonk, Meyers; Abby Garber, Hanover Area; Erica Dougherty, Hazleton Area; Corey Hauser, Coughlin; and Rene Rismondo, Lake-Lehman. Second row: Emily Seratch, vice president, MMI Preparatory; Adam Ginocchetti, Pittston Area; Lisa Guido, Wyoming Area; and Joe Dal Santo, fundraising coordinator, Wyoming Valley West. Other chapter presidents are Alexander Haber, MMI Preparatory; Paul Sromorski, Wilkes-Barre Area CTC; and Elizabeth Hoffman, Wyoming Valley West.