Seminole State College of Florida's Phi Beta Lambda chapter placed in the top five in 19 of 27 competitions at the 62nd annual PBL State Leadership Conference. This includes five first-place finishes and six each for second and third place.
A total of 28 Seminole State students visited Tampa March 15-18 to participate in the conference, which drew participants from 27 colleges around Florida. Activities included a variety of competitions designed to test students’ problem-solving abilities, presentation skills, business and technical knowledge, and design sense.
Many participants who finished in the top three of a category also qualified to represent Seminole State at the national convention, which takes place June 24-27 in San Antonio.
The winners are:
Among the Seminole State faculty and staff who helped to recruit and prepare the students for the conference were Dr. Jordan Camenker, Dr. Anne Matthew, Natalie Walker and Tom Walker.
Phi Beta Lambda is the collegiate division of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Through PBL, students develop the leadership, communication and team-building skills needed for successful careers in business.
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