March 9, 2009
Cowley students qualify to attend National PBL Leadership Conference
Participating in the Kansas Phi Beta Lambda 58th annual State Leadership
Conference at Colby Community College on February 26-27, seven of Cowley
College’s nine PBL students in attendance qualified to attend
the National PBL Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA June 20-23.
Beverly Grunder, Cowley College PBL advisor was proud of the PBL member’s accomplishments.
“It is a privilege serving as the Cowley College PBL advisor and having the opportunity to work with the students,” Grunder said. “I am so proud of them and their accomplishments. They represent Cowley College well especially when they are competing against students from four-year colleges and universities.”
Cowley College student’s awards include:
- Elizabeth Smith, Rock, KS – Sophomore
1st - Accounting Principles
1st - Database Design and Application
1st - Web Site Development
- Crystal McGuire, Wichita, KS – Sophomore
2nd - Business Communications
- Richard Gould, Douglas, KS – Sophomore
1st - Human Resource Management
2nd - Computer Concepts
2nd - Help Desk
- Melissa Barr, Arkansas City, KS – Sophomore
1st - International Business
2nd - Cyber Security
- Brandi Berntsen, Conway Spring, KS – Freshman
2nd - Word Processing
- Team of Mary Misasi, Winfield, KS – Freshman
and Phuong Huynh, Wichita, KS – Freshman
1st - Hospitality Management
2nd - Small Business Management Plan
participating at the 58th annual State Leadership Conference were: Butler
Community College, Central Christian College at McPherson, Colby Community
College, Emporia State University, Kansas State University, Labette Community
College and Washburn University.
Pictured: back row from left, Richard Gould, Janessa Gould, Melissa Barr, Christopher Hall, and PBL advisor Beverly Grunder.
Front row, from left, Mary Misasi, Brandi Berntsen, Crystal McGuire, Elizabeth Smith, and Phuong Huynh.