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Eighteen Eastern Kentucky University students captured 19 awards in Phi Beta Lambda (Future Business Leaders of America) academic competitions recently at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Award winners were:

1st Place

  • Administrative Technology – Alex Martin (Richmond)
  • Business Law Presentation – Laura Jackson (Barbourville) and Dalton Stanley (Pikeville)
  • Contemporary Sports Issues – Luke Prince (Nicholasville)
  • Entrepreneurship Concepts – Dalton Stanley (Pikeville)
  • Future Business Educator – Wendi Smith (Pikeville)
  • Help Desk – Meagan Cochran (Pikeville)
  • Justice Administration – Matt Decker (Lafayette, New Jersey.)
  • Sales Presentation – Daniel Bevins (Pikeville)
  • Social Media Challenge Presentation – Wendi Smith (Pikeville), Savannah Day (Owingsville), and Lauren Jackson (Barbourville)

2nd Place

  • Business Presentation – Daniel Bevins (Pikeville) and Meagan Cochran (Pikeville)
  • Client Services – Savannah Day (Owingsville)
  • Computer Applications – Seth Barron (Eubank.)
  • Future Business Educator – Luke Prince (Nicholasville)
  • Macroeconomics – Weston Robbe (Richmond)
  • Marketing Concepts – Kaelyn Herrin (Hodgenville)
  • Microeconomics – Madison Harris (Olive Hill)
  • Statistical Analysis – Timothy Lumbrix (Louisville)

3rd Place

  • Human Resources Management – Alex Martin (Richmond) and Austin Hodge (Barbourville)
  • 3rd Largest Local Chapter Membership Award – Eastern Kentucky University.                                                                                                                                                                                                            

The first- and second-place student winners are eligible to participate in this summer’s National Leadership Conference and Academic Competitions to be held in Atlanta, Georgia. EKU PBL brought home 10 state awards and four national awards from last year’s event.

"Our EKU students work diligently in their student organization by providing community service, fundraising, networking with business professionals, and studying for academic testing,” said EKU PBL Adviser Dr. Marcel Robles. “As shown by the 19 award-winning plaques they brought home, their endeavors obviously pay off each semester. EKU can be proud that our students are definitely the business leaders of tomorrow."