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by Denise Jacobs

On Friday, April 11th, ten students and one adviser attended the annual Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference, which was held on the campus of Georgetown College. The students and the local chapter of Alice Lloyd College performed very well, bringing home many awards and recognitions.

Amelia Johnson participated in a career development program implemented by the National PBL Office and reached the executive level. She was recognized for this accomplishment at the state conference. Also, Allison Holbrook and Amelia Johnson each received a certificate for their Who’s Who in Kentucky PBL nominations. 
The individual and chapter awards are:

Individual Awards

    James Mullins – 2nd Place, Accounting for Professionals
    China Riddle – 1st Place, Business Communications
    Amelia Johnson – 1st Place, Community Service Project
    Austin Allen – 1st Place, Computer Applications
    James Mullins – 3rd Place, Computer Concepts
    Amelia Johnson – 2nd Place, Entrepreneurship Concepts
    Kristen Haney – 2nd Place, Help Desk
    China Riddle – 1st Place, Marketing Concepts
    Jennifer Lewis – 3rd Place, Microeconomics
    Allison Holbrook – 1st Place, Project Management
    Candy Hughes – 2nd Place, Sports Management and Marketing

    Chapter Awards

    Outstanding Local Chapter in Kentucky
    1st Place, Annual Business Report
    3rd Place in Membership Increase
    2nd Place in Largest Local Chapter (Northern Kentucky University was 1st)
Chapter Membership Increase – 3rd Place
    Gold Seal Award of Merit – only chapter in Kentucky to receive this award

Allison Holbrook, a junior majoring in Accounting and Business Management, was elected state Secretary for Kentucky Phi Beta Lambda. Ryan Irons and Courtney Crowder also attended the conference. All the students who placed in their events are now eligible to attend the National Leadership Conference in Nashville, TN from June 24th through the 27th.