Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) students recently competed and placed in the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Georgia State Competition in Atlanta. SRTC was represented by 30 students from each of the College’s three chapters: PBL-Moultrie, PBL-Thomasville, and PBL-Tifton. The participating students brought home a total of 31 competitive awards and numerous chapter honors.
Awards were presented as follows:
PBL Moultrie Chapter:
1st place – Battle of the Chapters: Stephanie Jimenez and Susan Musgrove
1st place – Business Ethics: Lisa Steffy
2nd place – Marketing Analysis and Decision Making: Meghan Lovett
2nd place – Business Decision Making: Oscar Torres
3rd place – Marketing Concepts: Meghan Lovett
3rd place – Community Service Project: Stephanie Jimenez and Oscar Torres
5th place – Business Communications: Stephanie Jimenez
PBL Thomasville Chapter:
2nd place – Job Interview: Jimmy Smith
3rd place – Statistical Analysis: Reather Venable
3rd place – Human Resource Management: Gail Lawson
3rd Place – Battle of the Chapters: James Barnes and Jimmy Smith
4th place – Impromptu Speaking: Jimmy Smith
4th place – Hospitality Management – Gail Lawson
1st in FBLA interaction
PBL Tifton Chapter:
1st place – Personal Finance: Lisey Miley
1st place – Computer Applications: Lisey Miley
1st place – Networking Concepts: Justin Sutton
1st place – Statistical Analysis: Charles Young
1st place – Macroeconomics: Shannon Howard
2nd place – Microeconomics: Shannon Howard
2nd place – Information Management: Bryan Barfield
2nd place – Human Resource Management: Wendy Light
2nd place – Financial Concepts: Brittany Wright
2nd place – Computer Concepts: Justin Sutton
3rd place – Administrative Technology: Jasmine Howard
3rd place – Cybersecurity: Bryan Barfield
3rd place – Organizational Behavior and Leadership: Wendy Light
3rd place – Business Presentation: DeMarcus Jones
3rd place – Emerging Business Issues: Garrett Newell
4th place – Human Resource Management: Johnny Howard
4th place – Contemporary Sports Issues: Johnny Howard
5th place – Cybersecurity: Talycia Hamilton
Platinum Level Award of Merit
3rd place in Local Chapter Annual Business Report
These talented students competed against other college students (from technical colleges and 4-year institutions) from across the state. In June, all first place finishers will have the opportunity to travel to Anaheim, CA for the next level of competition at the PBL National Leadership Conference.
“I am very proud of all of our students who represented SRTC at the PBL state competition. Each of these students embodied SRTC with the utmost level of professionalism and I am extremely honored to be part of their success. All of us at SRTC wish our students the very best of luck as they head to Nationals this summer. I have no doubt they will continue to be great ambassadors of our College,” commented Dr. Craig Wentworth, SRTC President.
Phi Beta Lambda is a national, nonprofit organization and educational association with a quarter million student members preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. The association has four divisions: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for high school students; FBLA-Middle Level for junior high, middle, and intermediate school students; Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) for postsecondary students; and Professional Division for business people, FBLA-PBL alumni, educators, and parents who support the goals of the association. The mission of PBL is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.
PBL hosts these competitive events as part of their National Awards Program, which was established to recognize and reward excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. Each competitive event, which is categorized as individual, team or chapter, is governed by specific guidelines and judged by a panel of judges who rate competitors with a rating sheet specific to the category.
SRTC offers over 148 degree, diploma, and certificate programs that are designed to get you quickly into your desired career, and 27 general education courses that transfer to the University System of Georgia institutions and 19 private colleges and universities in Georgia. SRTC has instructional sites located in Ashburn, Cairo, Camilla, Moultrie, Thomasville, Tifton, and Sylvester for the convenience of our students. The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. For the most up-to-date information on registration, class dates, and program offerings, log on to www.southernregional.edu or call (888) 205 – 3449.
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