PBL Students Win at State Competition

Weber State University  students claimed six first-place finishes at the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference held March 26-27 in Provo, Utah. Fifteen WSU students attended the event, which featured 180 students from colleges and universities across the state, competing in nearly 40 different events.

In addition to the top honors, WSU students also earned five second-place honors. Students who place first or second in each event advance to the national competition to be held this July in Denver.

PBL is a professional student association for college students pursuing business careers. The awards are part of a comprehensive competitive events program sponsored annually by Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA/PBL).

Weber State University students advanced to the national competition in the following areas:

Business Graphics  ..... 2nd Angela Christensen
C++ Programming  .....2nd Jonathan Karras
Computer Applications ..... 1st Tawni Jaco
Computer Concepts  ..... 1st Mike Taylor
Future Business Teacher ..... 2nd Patrice Shaffer
Information Management ..... 1st Mike Taylor
Networking Concepts  ..... 1st Jonathan Karras
Quantitative Methods ..... 1st Jonathan Beazer
Telecommunications  ..... 1st Matt Mossbarger, 2nd Adam Groves
Web Site Development ...... 2nd Christy Hutchison, Daniel Gray, Tawni Jaco

Angela Christensen, PBL Chapter President
John Kowalewski, director of Media Relations
801-626-7212 · jkowalewski@weber.edu