Apr 19 2016
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Eight members of New River Community College's business organization, Phi Beta Lambda, recently attended the PBL State Conference and brought home six first and four second place awards in various competitions. They competed against students from 11 universities and three community colleges.
They are now eligible to compete at the highest level in June during this year's National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Ga. Pictured from left are: Angela Jones - Pembroke, second place in Computer Applications, second place in Job Interview and was awarded the Career and Membership Achievement Program (CMAP) Executive Award; Franklin Kerr - Eggleston, first place (with Tiffany Keith) in Business Ethics; Sean Gibson - Blacksburg, second place in Sports Marketing; Ibrahim Khokhar - Blacksburg, first place in Financial Analysis and Decision Making, second place in Marketing Analysis and Decision Making; Kiwon Lee - Blacksburg, first place in Public Speaking; Nishant Grover - Radford, first place in Impromptu Speaking; Tiffany Keith - Willis, first place in Business Ethics (with Franklin Kerr), first place in Business Presentation; and Lance Jones - Pulaski, first Place in Sales Presentation.
The students are currently raising funds to attend the national convention for registration, transportation and lodging. Tax deductible donations to PBL can be made through the NRCC Educational Foundation for this purpose at http://www.nr.edu/foundation .