NEWBERRY, S.C. – Three students in Newberry College’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, a business and leadership organization, claimed awards at the Future Business Leaders of America State Conference held in North Charleston April 10-11.
Phi Beta Lambda chapter president Ashley Ramsey, a junior from Columbia, S.C., earned first place in the “Microeconomics” competition. Freshman Lynn Satterfield (Chapin, S.C.) and junior Justin Walker (Lexington, S.C.) took second place honors for “Client Services” and “Personal Finance” respectively.
Top business students from eight colleges and universities participated in the state-wide conference, participating in activities that included seminars, competitions and networking opportunities, as well as insights from conference keynote speaker Brig. Gen. Henry Taylor (ret).
“Competitive events at the conference help prepare students for successful careers in business through opportunities to apply classroom concepts in a workforce-simulated competitive environment,” said Business Administration department chair and chapter advisor Dr. Joseph Franklin. “I am very proud of our Business Administration students and the team’s performance at FBLA state conference.”
Phi Beta Lambda students, State Conference pictured from left to right:
- Lynn Satterfield, Sophomore, Business Administration, 2nd place, Client Services
- Taylor Smith, Freshman, Business Administration, Job Interview
- Ashley Ramsey, Junior, Accounting and Business Administration, 1st place, Microeconomics
- Justin Walker, Junior, Business Administration, 2nd place, Personal Finance