Twenty-one students competed in the Utah State PBL Spring Conference held April 5-7 in St. George. Every student from Weber State University who competed was on stage at least once to collect certificates of accomplishment in their respective areas of competition.
In addition to the individual awards, the Weber State University chapter was honored for activities and accomplishments during the year. Weber State acquired the coveted traveling trophy in recognition of outstanding member achievement in competition.
Danielle Rich was recognized with a Superior rating in Who’s Who in PBL. Harrison Spendlove will represent the state of Utah in Who’s Who in PBL at the national conference. Another highlight during the awards ceremony was when Laura Anderson was awarded the Advisor of the Year Award.
The purpose of PBL is to provide leadership opportunities for students who are interested in business. Membership includes students majoring in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Multimedia, Communications, Economics, Finance, and Network Management Technologies.
Students who placed 1st or 2nd in their category may go to Anaheim June 22nd to compete at Nationals. They will be representing Utah and Weber State against more than 1,700 students from around the country in over 55 business related events. Its a great opportunity for these students.
Weber State University PBL Chapter Results of State Competition
Accounting Principles – Rachel Park 4th
Accounting for Professionals – Sangwon Kang 1st
Business Presentation – Danielle Rich, Sunyoung Ahn 3rd
Computer Apps – Brennen Fuller 1st
Computer Concepts – Rachel Park 2nd, Alison Ence 3rd, Anthony Moreno 9th
Contemporary Sports Issues – Brennen Fuller 2nd
Desktop Publishing – Brennen Fuller, Alison Ence 1st, Lynda Seneff, Allison Woodmansee 5th
Economic Analysis & Decision Making – Minjun Yu, Denise Nelson 1st
Future Business Teacher – Brennen Fuller 1st, Rachel Park 3rd
Help Desk – Pannawat Hiranbanthow 1st
Hospitality Management – Tylor Turnblom, Danielle Rich 1st
Impromptu Speaking – Lynda Seneff 4th
Integrated Marketing Campaign – Adam Thorne 4th
Information Mgmt – Brooke Young 5th
Macroeconomics – Denise Nelson 1st, Junhyoung Lee 3rd
Management Analysis & Decision Making – Tylor Turnblom 3rd
Management Concepts – Lynda Seneff 1st
Marketing Analysis & Decision Making – Tylor Turnblom 3rd
Marketing Concepts – Rachel Park 4th, Alison Ence 5th, Brooke Young 8th, Adam Thorne 10th
Microeconomics – Uksoo Kang 1st, Juetian Shi 3rd
Network Design – Pannawat Hiranbanthow, Uksoo Kang, Sangwon Kang 1st
Networking Concepts – Pannawat Hiranbanthow 1st
Parliamentary Procedures – Harrison Spendlove, Brook Young, Lynda Seneff, Rachel Park, Danielle Rich 1st
Statistical Analysis – Denise Nelson 1st, Juetin Shi 4th
Website Design – Lynda Seneff, Brennen Fuller, Meagen Johnson 1st
Word Processing – Brook Young 1st, Brennen Fuller 3rd
Business Presentation – Harrison Spendlove and Brook Young 1st
Who’s Who – Harrison Spendlove will represent the state of Utah at nationals, Danielle Rich received Superior Rating