Six members of the North Platte Community College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda placed in 16 events, including six first place finishes, at the State Leadership Conference held April 11-12 in Kearney.
NPCC PBL members who attended are Desirae Wuestewald of Elwood; Cassandra Dishman of Gothenburg; Shelly Battreall, Erin Mitchell and Priscilla Vega of North Platte; and Monique Leahy of Trenton. NPCC PBL Advisors Kathy McCune and Angie Chittick accompanied the students.
NPCC’s PBL members competed against members from other Nebraska colleges including UNL, UNK, Peru State, Doane, Wayne State, Midland University, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Northeast Community College, Southeast Community College, UNO, and McCook Community College. Individuals placing in the top two positions for team events or the top three for individuals qualify for the PBL National Conference which will take place June 24-27 in Nashville.
The following is a listing of the results by exam:
Business Decision Making: Monique Leahy (3rd)
Client Services: Shelly Battreall (8th)
Community Service Project: Shelly Battreall and Erin Mitchell (3rd); Cassandra Dishman, Monique Leahy (4th)
Computer Applications: Priscilla Vega (1st); Cassandra Dishman (3rd); Shelly Battreall (6th)
Computer Concepts: Shelly Battreall (3rd)
Desktop Publishing: Erin Mitchell (3rd); Cassandra Dishman and Priscilla Vega (4th)
Help Desk: Shelly Battreall (1st)
Hospitality Management: Monique Leahy (3rd)
Information Management: Erin Mitchell (1st); Shelly Battreall (3rd)
International Business: Monique Leahy (5th)
Justice Administration: Erin Mitchell (1st)
Local Chapter Annual Business Report: NPCC PBL 1st place
Management Concepts: Monique Leahy (4th)
Organizational Behavior & Leadership: Monique Leahy (1st)
Project Management: Lori Hazen (6th)
Word Processing: Erin Mitchell (2nd), Priscilla Vega (4th), Cassandra Dishman (8th)
Who’s Who in Nebraska Phi Beta Lambda: Erin Mitchell
Additionally, the NPCC PBL chapter received the Gold Level Excellence Award for involvement and contribution to PBL. It also won the largest two-year college membership award with 24 PBL members.