Madisonville Community College s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) attended the
State Leadership Conference at the University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky,
on March 20-21, 2015. Participants from Kentucky four-year colleges and universities
and two-year community colleges were in attendance to sharpen their core business,
technical, and presentation skills, to expand their networks, and to participate in
more than 53 business and business-related competitive events.
Eight students from Madisonville Community College (MCC) competed at the state level,
with six placing first, second, and/or third place in their respective competitions.
In addition to the competitive events, students immersed themselves in educational
workshops, networked with students from across Kentucky and bonded as an organizational
The PBL winners from MCC are:
Accounting Analysis and Decision Making (objective text and team performance event)
Justin Hawkins and Parker McClearn
Information Management (objective test)
Help Desk (performance event)
Social Media Challenge (team performance event)
Emily Tomlinson and Barbara Brooks
Impromptu Speaking (performance event)
Business Law (objective test AND performance event)
Word Processing (objective test AND performance event)
Job Interview (performance event)
Future Business Executive (performance event)
Other events competitors were Melissa Head in Organizational Behavioral and Leadership
and Courtney Gentry in Accounting Principles.
All 1st and 2nd place winners now qualify for the PBL National Leadership Conference
to be held in Chicago, IL on June 24-27, 2015.