SWOSU PBL Wins 10 First Place Awards at State Competition


PBL Wins at State Competition
The SWOSU chapter of Phi Beta Lambda won an impressive group of awards at the recent state competition of PBL held in Norman. Pictured with some of the awards are SWOSU students (from left) Heather Leach, Owasso; Kelsey Zybach, Briscoe TX; Kelsey Boone, Vici; and Sa'Vana McDannald, Vici.

Students of Southwestern Oklahoma State University's Everett Dobson School of Business and Technology in Weatherford recently won 10 first place awards at a recent Phi Beta Lambda statewide competition held in Norman.  

The SWOSU chapter received first place in Public Relations and second place in the Outstanding Chapter category for Oklahoma. 

Students winning awards at the 2010 PBL conference are:

Kelsey Boone, Vici 
1st in Future Business Executive
1st in Sports Management and Marketing
James Burns, Cheyenne 1st in Contemporary Sports Issues
3rd in Impromptu Speaking
Blake Bustin, Elk City 
2nd in Contemporary Sports Issues
3rd in Computer Applications
Dalton Holdge, Fort Cobb
2nd in Business Facts
3rd in Accounting Principles
3rd in Business Law
Heather Leach, Owasso 1st in Public Speaking
2nd in Job and Career Readiness
3rd in Marketing Concepts
Sa'Vana McDannald, Vici 
1st in Sales Presentation
3rd in Business Communication
Brandon Phillips, Elk City
1st in Computer Concepts
1st in Help Desk
Sara Thomas, Weatherford
2nd in Justice Administration
Kelsey Zybach, Briscoe TX

1st in Client Service
1st in Financial Analysis and Decision Making
3rd in Leadership
SWOSU's Who's Who in PBL Recipient

"Simply the Best" was the theme for 2010 state conference and SWOSU participation was partially funded by SWOSU student fees.  Dr. Patsy Parker and Dr. Tami Moser are advisors of the local chapter and accompanied the students on the trip. Dr. Patsy Parker was also recognized for her 10 years of service to PBL.

 PBL is the collegiate division of the national association Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc.