|PHI BETA LAMBDA STUDENTS ATTEND NATIONAL CONFERENCE
HAMMOND -- Members of Southeastern
Louisiana Universityís chapter of Phi Beta Lambda attended the National
Leadership Conference in Denver, Colo., in July where they competed in
business related events and participated in numerous leadership activities.
Theresa Jones of Destrehan and Elizabeth
Catt of Independence participated in the Business Plan and Job Interview
competitive events, respectively. Jones placed ninth in the Business Plan
event. The students also participated in the Open Testing event, which
is a pilot program for future competitive events at the state and national
They were accompanied by the chapterís
co-advisor Bobbie Gill Schnepf of Southeasternís general business department.
Sponsored annually by Future Business
Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc., the National Leadership Conference
encourages Individuals, state teams, and local chapters to compete in 40
different events representing a wide range of activities and the business
and leadership development focus of FBLA-PBL. The winners of these highly
competitive and prestigious awards are selected from among FBLA-PBLís membership
of 250,000 students and advisers and represent some of the best and brightest
of todayís youth.
The almost 7,000 delegates to the National
Leadership Conference participated in a structured, four-day meeting for
each division that included business and leadership training workshops
and seminars, corporate tours, and the election of national officers.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi
Beta Lambda, Inc. is the national business education association that prepares
students for careers in business and business education. Its members, belonging
to more than 6,000 chartered chapters, include students from the United
States, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Europe.
Those interested in becoming a member
of the Southeastern chapter should contact co-advisor Shakil Quayes (985-549-2081,
email@example.com), Schnepf (985-549-2051,
the general business department (985-549-2312) for further information.