Students Receive Top Honors at National Conference
Aug 24, 2011FOR MORE INFORMATION:
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
CONCORDIA COLLEGE RECEIVES TOP HONORS
AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Colten Kohler, Marisa Paulson and Amber Sperling, 2011 graduates of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., received national recognition at the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) National Leadership Conference. More than 1700 college students from around the country attended the conference showcasing their talents and competing for awards in 55 business and business-related events.
Kohler competed in Sports Management and Marketing and took sixth place.
Paulson competed in Information Management and Job Interview and took fifth and first place, respectively. Sperling competed in Strategic Analysis and Decision Making, and Word Processing, and took seventh and third place, respectively. Paulson and Sperling received cash awards for their first and third places. Also competing were Jolee French ’14, Dustin Klath ’11, Brian Reindl ’13 and Natasha Schanz ’11.
For many students, the competitive events are the capstone activity of their academic careers. In addition to the competitions, students immersed themselves in educational workshops, visited an information-packed exhibit hall and attended motivational keynotes on a broad range of business topics.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter million members and advisers in more than 6,500 active middle school, high school, and college chapters worldwide. Its mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. For more information, visit www.fbla-pbl.org.