Metro Business College Attends Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

The 50th Annual Missouri Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference was held in Jefferson City March 27-28, 2009. Members and Advisers from Metro Business College participated. The conference theme was Missouri PBL-- Get the Edge.

The conference featured competitive events for individuals and teams, leadership training, and election of officers for the next year.

Workshop sessions included "Leadership is Needed" conducted by Chester White, OA Director of Personnel, "Follow the Leader" by Buddy Alberson, MO PBL State President and PBL National North Central Vice-President, "Fundraising in Mo PBL" by Daniel Schuenemeyer, Mo PBL Vice-President, and "March of Dimes and PBL-Working Together for a Common Goal" by Alicia Stewart, MO PBL Secretary.

The keynote speaker for the event was Chester White, OA Director of Personnel. He shared "Next Greatest Generation."

The following students of Metro Business College were recognized at the Awards Program:

Mitch Holder, 1st Place, Computer Applications

Amy Livesay and Erica Masterson-Kimmel, 1st Place, Web Page Development

Carla Toler and Naomi Terry, 4th Place, Business Ethics

Naomi Terry, 4th Place, Management Concepts

Carla Toler, 5th Place, Impromptu Speaking

Mitch Holder and Ashley Renfro, 5th Place, Desktop Publising

These students are eligible to represent Metro Business College at the National Leadership Conference to be held June 20-23, 2009, in Anaheim, CA.

Mitch Holder, Amy Livesay, and Erica Masterson-Kimmel

Phi Beta Lambda is an educational association of postsecondary student members preparing for careers in business. There are over 11,000 active members in the US. Missouri has over 500 members in 26 chapters.

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