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3/4/2011

Phi Beta Lambda chapter competes at winter Regional Conference

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[Click Image to Enlarge] Eastern Arizona College’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter traveled to Central Arizona College last month to compete in the 31st annual PBL State Conference. Pictured are (from left) Shelby Kennedy, Devin Nez, Caroline Perkins, Rachel Young, Dana Barnett (club adviser), Zach Barnes, Jacob Pearce, and Derek Rich (club adviser). [Contributed photo]
 

By Stephanie Caffall

Thatcher, AZ—Eastern Arizona College’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter traveled to Central Arizona College on February 19, to compete in the 31st annual winter regional conference. EAC students participated in various business events with colleges from around the state. The two day event consisted of a variety of workshops testing student’s skills in accounting principles, cyber security, and marketing concepts. FBLA-PBL is the largest and oldest business-student organization in the world. It begins at the middle and high school levels and continues through college and professional levels as the premiere professional business association in the country.

“Earlier in the semester, our chapter had the opportunity to help our high school level FBLA chapter host their regional conference at Pima High School,” explains Dana Barnett, EAC business instructor and club advisor. “High schools from all over eastern Arizona gathered to compete in the same type of events as the college level chapter.”

Zach Barnes placed first in public speaking, and second in impromptu speaking, and third in Macroeconomics.

Jacob Pearce placed first in contemporary sports issues and third in information management.

Caroline Perkins placed first in sports management and marketing, second in international business, and third in marketing concepts.

Rachel Young placed first in information management.

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