LCC PBL Earns Top Honors at State Conference


March 9, 2016
 
Labette Community College Photo: left to right: Joshua Ghering, Parsons; Levi Sprague, Independence; Shawna Yockey, Parsons; Bonnie Howell, Parsons; Kortney Kirkland, Garnett; Ty Ellis, Parsons.

Parsons, KS- The Labette Community College Phi Beta Lambda business student organization earned top honors at the State Leadership Conference. The conference was held on March 4-5 at Sterling College in Sterling Kansas.

All six LCC students attending received at least one 1st place gold medal and qualified to compete at the National Leadership Conference in June being held in Atlanta, Georgia. The following are a list of awards and places each student received.

Ty Ellis: 1st Place

2nd Place
Sales Presentation
Integrated Marketing Campaign
Job Interview
Marketing Analysis & Decision Making
Joshua Ghering: 1st Place
2nd Place
Public Speaking
Accounting Analysis & Decision Making
Emerging Business Issues
Bonnie Howell: 1st Place
2nd Place

3rd Place
Business Decision Making
Client Services
Emerging Business Issues
Social Media Campaign
Kortney Kirkland: 1st Place

2nd Place
Business Decision Making
Integrated Marketing Campaign
Marketing Analysis & Decision Making
Levi Sprague: 1st Place
2nd Place
Retail Management
Financial Concepts
Accounting Analysis & Decision Making
Emerging Business Issues
Integrated Marketing Campaign
Shawna Yockey: 1st Place

2nd Place
3rd Place
Entrepreneurship Concepts
Business Decision Making
Integrated Marketing Campaign
Social Media Campaign
Who's Who in Kansas Phi Beta Lambda Ty Ellis
Joshua Ghering
Kortney Kirkland

“We have an outstanding Phi Beta Lambda chapter here at LCC and these students proved that they are truly Future Business Leaders,” said Cathy Kibler, Phi Beta Lambda Advisor. “I am proud of them and excited for their opportunities at the national conference this summer.”

Phi Beta Lambda helps members bridge the gap between the classroom and the business world by giving them an opportunity to learn firsthand about the business community.

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