RCCC students earn awards

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 1, 2011

SALISBURY ? Fifteen Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students participated in the 57th annual North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conference held recently in Charlotte.
Fourteen came home with state-level awards.
Competitions at the annual Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) state leadership conference range from human resource management, accounting and economics, as well as team events in business ethics, desktop publishing and parliamentary procedures and other similar topics.
The students also attended multiple leadership seminars at the conference and received certificates in Leadership Development.
Among those students competing, the following is a list of winners with the place and competition subjects.
Ariel Sledz ó First in Financial Analysis and Decision Making, first in Financial Concepts.
Alan Surratt ó First in Accounting Principles.
Charles ěEricî Susong ófirst in Human Resource Management, second in Job Interview.
Jennifer Wagner ó First in Business Law, fourth in Accounting Principles.
Alyson Wynne ó First in Microeconomics, second in Financial Analysis and Decision Making.
Karen Reynolds ó Second in Sales Presentation.
Sheri Stocu ó Second in Management Concepts.
Benny Lefler ó Third in Contemporary Sports Issues.
Carol Lloyd ó Third in Microeconomics.
Donna Guy ó Third in Financial Concepts, sixth in Accounting Analysis and Decision Making.
Lisa Cooper ó Fourth in Sports Management and Marketing, sixth in Contemporary Sports Issues.
Judy Hill ó Fifth in Public Speaking.
Crystal Curlee ó Sixth in Cyber Security.
Kristy Jarrett ó Seventh in Business Law.
The top three winners in each event will represent North Carolina in national competitions of the PBL student organization this summer in Orlando, Fla. Currently, students are working to raise money for the trip.
A PBL Professional Division member affiliated with the RCCC PB chapter, Herb F. Boeckenhaupt of the 200mph Media Group, LLC, a website development business located in Salisbury, received the North Carolina PBL Business Person of the Year Award. He was nominated by the RCCC PBL and selected for the award from among the 21 other business persons nominated by PBL chapters across North Carolina.
Martha O. Cranford and Sandra Horne are faculty advisers to the RCCC Chapter. Kristy Jarrett is the student president of the group. Advisers assist the member-students and provide guidance.
More than 300 delegates, advisers and professional division members from 35 universities and colleges in North Carolina attended the conference.