SWOSU Business and Technology Students Win Awards at State Competition
Southwestern Oklahoma State University's Everett Dobson School of Business and Technology in Weatherford recently won nine first-place awards at a recent Phi Beta Lambda state competition.
The SWOSU chapter also received numerous other awards, including a third place award in the Outstanding Chapter category for Oklahoma.
"Get the Edge" was the theme for the 2009 conference held at the Reed Convention Center in Midwest City. PBL is the collegiate division of the national association, Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. PBL is an organization of people preparing for success as leaders in business, government and communities. PBL's mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.
Dr. Patsy Parker, assistant professor at SWOSU, is the advisor of the local chapter and accompanied the students on the trip. Attendance at the conference was partially funded by SWOSU student fees.
Students winning awards at the 2009 PBL conference are:
|Abdul-Rahman Al-Jarrah||Weatherford||3rd in Microeconomics|
|Sarah Al-Jarrah||Weatherford||4th in Management Concepts|
|Kelsey Boone||Vici||1st in Business Decision Making (team Event)|
|1st in Sales Presentation|
|James Burns||Cheyenne||1st in Business Ethics (team event)|
|4th in Sales Presentation|
|Kasey Dickey||Thomas||1st in Business Ethics (team event)|
|4th in Computer Applications|
|Nick Grant||Weatherford||2nd in Computer Concepts|
|Sa'Vana McDannald||Vici||1st in Business Decision Making (team Event)|
|2nd in Job Interview|
|Dana Nightingale||Elk City||4th in Business Law|
|4th in Marketing Concepts|
|Garrett Stevenson||Elk City||5th in Financial Concepts|
|5th in Business Law|
|Kody Tucker||Sayre||1st in Business Ethics (team event)|
|1st in Financial Analysis and Decision Making|
|Kelsey Zybach||Wheeler TX||1st in Accounting Analysis and Decision Making|
|1st in Marketing Concepts|
|Who's Who in Oklahoma PBL|