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Mitchell and Kumar win LifeSmarts title for Cheney High School


Adam Smith

Cheney High School seniors Austin Mitchell and Jessica Kumar took top FBLA honors.

A pair of 2013 Cheney High School seniors have earned a first for the school that might be difficult to repeat – a national championship.

Graduates Austin Mitchell and Jessica Kumar teamed to win the first-ever Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) LifeSmarts competition in Anaheim, Calif. Established in 1994, LifeSmarts has been a program of the National Consumer League since 2000.

According to its website, LifeSmarts is “an educational opportunity that develops the consumer and marketplace knowledge and skills of teenagers in a fun way and rewards them for this knowledge.” The p...

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