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Friday, April 15, 2011

MCCC Students Earn Awards at PBL State Leadership Conference

Whitpain/Pottstown — Five Montgomery County Community College Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter students earned awards during competitions at the PBL State Leadership Conference in Gettysburg on April 1-2. The winners will compete in the national conference in Orlando, Fla. in June. Business Administration major Jessica Jurbala, of Glenside, earned first place in the Small Business Management competition. Hospitality Management majors Liliana Avila, of Phoenixville, Heather Spangenberg, of Elkins Park, and Christina Rubeo, of Trooper, earned second place in the Hospitality Management category. Business Administration major Ryan Welby, of Vernfield, earned third place in the Networking Applications competition. Students competed against PBL charters from across the state, including four-year institutions, such as Temple University, University of Pittsburgh, Bloomsburg University and Shippensburg University. Eight MCCC students attended the conference, which included also included workshops and business events in addition to the various competitions. Phi Beta Lambda is a student-led, collegiate-level organization of the Future Business Leaders of America.


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