Neosho, MO – Crowder College’s PBL chapter recently competed in the Missouri Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference held in Springfield, MO on April 13, 2019. Six members from Crowder competed with four earning Top 5 awards. William Nolte qualified for the National Leadership Conference in San Antonio in June. Members competing at the State Leadership Conference were:
Sheila Dossey (Neosho) – Entrepreneurship Concepts, 4th place; Management Concepts, 5th place
- Alma Sherrill (Pineville) – Financial Concepts, 4th place; Accounting Principles, 12th place
- William Noltie (Exeter) – Accounting Principles, 9th place; Personal Finance, 2nd place
- Matthew Decker (Neosho) – Job Interview, 5th place; Sales Presentation, 2nd place
- Gardenia Rivera (Golden City) – Management Concepts, 11th place; Organizational Behavior & Leadership, 11th place
- Matthew Long (Pineville) – Macroeconomics, 8th place; Microeconomics, 10th place
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) is the largest career student business organization in the world. Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business. FBLA-PBL inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences. Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is for college students, with over 10,000 members and more than 500 chapters.
FBLA-PBL’s National Awards Program, commonly called competitive events, recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. Through state-based competition at the spring State Leadership Conferences, members compete in events that test their business knowledge and skills. Top winners in each state are eligible to compete for honors at the National Leadership Conference each summer.
(l-r): Shelia Dossey, William Noltie, Gardenia Rivera, Matt Long, Alma Sherrill, and Matthew Decker.