All students who placed in the top three of their events at the State Leadership Conference qualified for the National Convention.

MIAMI – The Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) chapter of the business organization Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) travelled to the Oklahoma Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City in April. At the event, NEO PBL qualified eleven students in eighteen different categories for the National Leadership Conference this June in Baltimore, Md.

“I am very proud of our students’ accomplishments,” said Pat Creech, Business Department Chair. “NEO continues to produce students who excel in every area.”

NEO earned ten first-place finishes, nine second-place finishes, and five third-place finishes. All students who placed in the top three of their events qualified for the National Convention. Along with several individual awards, NEO earned second place for the Local Chapter Annual Business Report and first for having the highest percentage of membership attending the conference.

Individual Results

Brandy Brogdon – 1st in Computer Applications; 2nd in Personal Finance Carlos Diaz – 1st in Small Business Management Plan (Team); 2nd in Macroeconomics; 2nd in Public Speaking Trace Henry – 1st in Sports Management & Marketing; 2nd in Contemporary Sports Issues Jared Kimble – 2nd in Computer Applications; 2nd in Networking Concepts Bryan Mann – 1st in Help Desk; 1st in Information Management; 1st in Programming Concepts; 3rd in Computer Concepts Garrett Price – 1st in Small Business Management Plan (Team); 1st in Accounting Principles; 1st in Microeconomics; 2nd in Retail Management Trueman Satterwhite – 2nd in Impromptu Speaking Shaley Scallorn – 1st in Business Communication; 3rd in Small Business Management Plan Rebecca Scott – 3rd in Retail Management Austyne Stanger – 3rd in Macroeconomics Addison Stelle – 2nd in Job Interview; 3rd in Microeconomics