Six of the seven Colby Community College business students attending the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference at Fort Hays State University Feb. 13-14 qualified for national competition this summer in Chicago.  

CCC Business Students to Compete in Chicago

Fri Mar 13, 2015

Six of the seven Colby Community College business students attending the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference at Fort Hays State University Feb. 13-14 qualified for national competition this summer in Chicago. 

Students competed against eight other colleges to earn their places at the National Leadership Conference June 23-28. Kassandra Baker (Leoti, Kan.), took second in word processing; Dylan Schlegel (Ness City), placed second in network concepts and third in computer concepts; Abigayil Russ (Colby), was first in accounting analysis and decision making, and also second in accounting for professionals; and Ruth Hair (Brownell), finished second in information management. In team events, Taylor Crain (Niotaze) and Megan Doctor (Russell) took second in business law.

Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit education association that prepares students for careers in business and business-related fields. The national qualifiers are raising funds to offset travel expenses. For more information, contact CCC PBL sponsors Brad Bennett at 785.460.5526 or Crystal Pounds at 785.460.5524.