Concordia Future Business Leaders
Jul 23, 2010
Five Concordia students competed July 9-12 at the 2010 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., and three placed in the top 10 in their events. More than 1,700 students from around the country and the world took part in the more than 50 different events at the conference.
Sasha Bergsagel ’10 took second place in Economic Analysis and Decision Making; Elizabeth Schulz ’10 took third place in Sports Management and Marketing and seventh place along with Bergsagel in Financial Services; Casey Johnson ’11 took third place in Contemporary Sports Issues and sixth place in Management Analysis and Decision Making. Also competing were Amber Sperling ’11 in Business Communication and Dustin Klath ’11 in Open Events.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, the largest and oldest student business organization, has organizations for middle school, high school, college and professionals with 250,000 members. FBLA develops leadership, communications and team skills and offers competitive events and the opportunity to network with others at local, state or national levels. For more information about the organization and the conference see the FBLA-PBL Web site at www.fbla-pbl.org.
Concordia is the only PBL chapter in Minnesota so students compete in North Dakota at the state level (first and second place winners at the PBL State Leadership conference are eligible to compete at the National Leadership Conference).