FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2011
CONTACT: James "Stu" Dunlop
JOPLIN, MO (SNS) - Three Missouri Southern State University students were recognized at an Awards of Excellence Program at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida June 23-26.
The conference featured competitive events for individuals and teams, leadership training and election of officers for the next year.
The conference theme was “Breaking Barriers!" The keynote speaker for the event was Aaron Davis, a member of the 1994 Nebraska National Championship football team. He spoke about the power of choices and breaking down your own barriers.
Three MSSU students were recognized at the awards program. They were:
2nd Place - Contemporary Sports Issues:
2nd Place - Macroeconomics & 2nd Place - Microeconomics:
Accounting & Finance major
7th Place - Project Management:
Marketing & Accounting majors
Other students attending included:
Clarissa Essary, Marketing
AJ Whistler, Accounting
Scott Austin, Finance
Nathan Bramwell, Marketing
Natalie Preston, Health Sciences
Phi Beta Lambda is an educational association of postsecondary student members preparing for careers in business.
There are over 11,000 active members in the US. Missouri has over 400 members in 22 chapters.