Three students from the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) business club at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) placed in competitions offered by the PBL State Leadership Conference this spring.
The conference took place April 9 at Missouri State University in Springfield, said Dr. Ed Birdyshaw, PBL faculty adviser and associate professor of economics at Missouri State-West Plains.
Competitive events were held throughout the semester and culminated during the conference, he explained. Students from colleges all across Missouri competed in the events, he added.
Cheyenne Cavitt, West Plains, placed first in Public Speaking and fourth in Impromptu Speaking.
Elaine Vaughan, West Plains, placed first in Entrepreneurship Concepts.
Micah Amos, West Plains, placed fourth in Accounting Principles and in Marketing Concepts.
All three have qualified for competitions at the PBL National Leadership Experience set for June 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois.
PBL is a career and technical student organization that includes divisions at the middle school, high school, collegiate and professional levels in all 50 states.
For more information about PBL, contact Birdyshaw at 417-255-7727 or EBirdyshaw@MissouriState.edu.