(Neb)-CSC PBL Claims 1st, 6 Top 10 Finishes at National Conf
Front L-R: Molly O'Connell, Leyna Brummels, Stephanie Alfred, Tierra Snyder, Marleigha McDonald, Kelsey Brummels, Drew Kasch. Back L-R: Dawson Brunswick, Lukas Klueber, Cody Cooper, Austin Casper, Troy Fields,faculty adviser Todd Jamison
CHADRON - More than 1,800 of America's best and brightest college students traveled to Southern California late last month for the PBL - Phi Beta Lambda - National Leadership Conference and to competed for more than $95,000 in cash awards in 60 business and business-related competitive events.
Nearly 100 PBL members and advisers from Nebraska colleges and universities took part and captured a chapter-best nine 1st-places and 54 Top Ten finishes.
Chadron State contributed to the total with a title in Network Design from Stephanie Alfred and Dawson Brunswick and 6 other Top Ten placings, with several members placing more than once.
The Eagles picked up 3rds in Sales Presentation from Drew Kasch and in Strategic Analysis and Decision Making from the team of Kasch, Molly O'Connell, and Troy Fields as well as 4ths in Retail Management from Marleigha McDonald and in Forensic Accounting from Leyna Brummels.
O'Connell also placed 6th in Small Business Management Plan while Alfred and Fields joined forces to pace 10th in Integrated Marketing Campaign.
The CSC chapter also won the Super Sweeps and Chapter Challenge - based on volunteer hours, hosting events, and fundraising for PBL's charity organization March of Dimes - and was a Hollis and Kitty Guy Gold Seal Chapter Award of Merit recipient for being in the top 15% of chapters for active participation in projects related to national PBL goals.
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