Five UNK students qualify for Phi Beta Lambda national conference

KEARNEY – Five University of Nebraska at Kearney students qualified to compete in the upcoming Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference after claiming top honors at the recent PBL state conference in Kearney.

UNK students competed against other Nebraska colleges and universities in over 60 academic events that covered technology, public speaking, business, finance, management and more.

The five UNK students who qualified to attend the national conference June 24-27 in Anaheim, Cal., include:
Coleridge – Rachel McGill, Microeconomics and Statistical Analysis
Kearney – Abi Sheen, Retail Management
Kearney – Matthew Morris, Macroeconomics
Kearney – Willow Waldock, Accounting for Professionals
Mitchell – Nicolette Cook, Computer Concepts

Sheen was also elected assistant vice president for the state PBL. As an officer, she will attend meetings and help set the direction for Nebraska PBL next year.

Phi Beta Lambda is the college-arm of Future Business Leaders of America. The organization is for students interested in business and business education, and aimed at developing and strengthening the skills of future business leaders.