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March 7, 2007

Cowley PBL students do well at State Leadership Conference

Participating in the Kansas Phi Beta Lambda 56th annual State Leadership Conference in Salina February 28-March 2, 12 of Cowley College’s 17 PBL students in attendance qualified to attend the National PBL Leadership Conference in Chicago June 23-26.

Bev Grunder, Cowley College PBL advisor, was proud of the PBL members accomplishments.

“It is a privilege serving as the Cowley PBL advisor and having the opportunity to work with the Cowley PBL students,” Grunder said. “I am so proud of them and their accomplishments. They are an exceptional group of students.”

Cowley College student awards include: First in Team Event Desktop Publishing, Mallory Carroll and Lashaina Orman; Second in Team Event Management Concepts, Alex Gottlob, Caleb DeGraaf, and Zachary Whitener; Third in Human Resource Management, Mallory Carroll; First in Economic Analysis and Decision Making, Second in Accounting Principles and Economic Concepts, Caleb DeGraaf; First in Computer Applications and Second in Human Resource Management and Marketing Analysis and Decision Making, Christopher Klingenberg; Third in Computer Applications, Emilie Magnus; Second in Computer Applications, Megan Pauly; First in Hospitality Management, Charley Stettler; Third in Financial Analysis and Decision Making, Kayla Strickland; Second in Accounting Analysis and Decision Making, Kristine Thompson; Second in Word Processing, Brittany Tucker; Third in Management Analysis and Decision Making, Heather Voss; and Third in Business Law, Zachary Whitener.

Other colleges participating at the 56th annual State Leadership Conference were: Butler Community College, Central Christian College at McPherson, Colby Community College, Emporia State University, Labette Community College and Washburn University.