CHADRON – Chadron State College was well represented by Phi Beta Lambda members who competed in the final rounds of the organization’s National Leadership Conference June 24-27 in Anaheim, California. Stephanie Alfred of Mitchell, Neb., and Dawson Brunswick of McCook, Neb., placed first in network design.
Six other students also placed in the top 10 including Drew Kasch of Parker, Colo. who placed third in sales presentation. Kasch, Molly O'Connell of Saint Onge, S.D., and Troy Fields of Halsey, Neb., placed third in strategic analysis and decision making. Marleigha McDonald of Gillette, Wyo., placed fourth in retail management, Leyna Brummels of Ewing, Neb., placed fourth in forensic accounting. O'Connell placed sixth in small business management plan. Stephanie Alfred of Mitchell, Neb., and Fields, placed tenth in integrated marketing campaign.
Other club members who competed at the conference are Kelsey Brummels of Ewing, Neb., Tierra Snyder of Beatrice, Neb., Austin Casper of Albion, Neb., Cody Cooper of Gothenburg, Neb., Lukas Klueber of Rapid City, S.D. Faculty adviser Todd Jamison accompanied the group.
Club awards included Super Sweeps and Chapter Challenge based on volunteer hours, hosting events, and fundraising for PBL’s charity organization March of Dimes. The club also won the Hollis and Kitty Guy Gold Seal Chapter Award of Merit that recognizes the top 15 percent of chapters in the nation that have actively participated in projects related to national PBL goals. Criteria includes nominating a Businessperson of the Year and five members attending the national leadership conference.
—CSC College Relations