Chadron State College
Chadron State College



Six PBL members place in top 10 at national competition

July 5, 2018

Chadron State College's Phi Beta Lambda students pose with their awards at the PBL National Leadership Conference in Baltimore, Md., June 27, 2018. From left, Cody Cooper of Gothenburg, Neb., Marleigha McDonald of, Kelsey Brummels of Ewing, Neb., Taylor Geisler of McCook, Neb., Bailee Steiner of Morrill, Neb., Jennifer Campos of Alliance, Neb., Tierra Snyder of Beatrice, Neb., Lena Aslan of Elizabeth, Colo., Leyna Brummels of Ewing, Neb., Dawson Brunswick of McCook, Neb., and faculty adviser Todd Jamison. (Courtesy photo)
Chadron State College's Phi Beta Lambda students pose with their awards at the PBL National Leadership Conference in Baltimore, Md., June 27, 2018. From left, Cody Cooper of Gothenburg, Neb., Marleigha McDonald of, Kelsey Brummels of Ewing, Neb., Taylor Geisler of McCook, Neb., Bailee Steiner of Morrill, Neb., Jennifer Campos of Alliance, Neb., Tierra Snyder of Beatrice, Neb., Lena Aslan of Elizabeth, Colo., Leyna Brummels of Ewing, Neb., Dawson Brunswick of McCook, Neb., and faculty adviser Todd Jamison. (Courtesy photo)

CHADRON – Six Chadron State College students placed in the top 10 at Phi Beta Lambda’s (PBL) National Leadership Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, June 23-26.

Dawson Brunswick of McCook, Neb., placed first in Network Design and third in Sales Presentation, Leyna Brummels of Ewing, Neb., placed second in Accounting Analysis and Decision Making, Cody Cooper of Gothenburg, Neb., placed seventh in Project Management, the team of Tierra Snyder of Beatrice, Neb., and Kelsey Brummels of Ewing, Neb., placed eighth in Hospitality Management, Jennifer Campos of Alliance, Neb., placed 10th in Financial Analysis and Decision Making, and Kelsey Brummels placed 10th in Retail Management.

Faculty adviser Todd Jamison was pleased with the team’s performance.

“Our team represented well at this year’s conference. Almost everyone who competed placed in the top 10 in the nation for their respective events. I’m proud of what they’ve accomplished,” Jamison said.

In addition to the competition, students participated in professional development workshops, state chapter meetings, and took part in business tours and career networking.

“Participants were able to not only network with each other, but were also encouraged to take advantage of learning from seasoned business professionals,” Jamison said.

Brunswick is the Nebraska PBL chapter president and Cooper is the Nebraska chapter vice president of membership.

“The national leadership conference is always exciting and very competitive, and this year was no exception. I was very proud of how our members competed and I thought we did well as a chapter,” Brunswick said.

—CSC College Relations