ALAMOSA – Adams State University Phi Beta Lambda members competed in the State Leadership Conference last weekend in Denver. Chapter members were awarded a total of 23 awards in objective test and live events. Seven members qualified to compete at the National Leadership Conference in Maryland this June. The Adams State chapter received the Colorado Outstanding Chapter award and Marisa Morado was awarded the Who’s Who in PBL.
Awards at State Leadership Conference included Tayleur Hillis: first in Client Services, second in Accounting for Professionals and second in Contemporary Sports Issues; Kalisha Johnson: third in Help Desk; Alysia Martinez: first in Business Law and third in Personal Finance; Marisa Morado: third in Management Concepts and third in Retail Management; Janet Najar: third in Public Speaking and Business Ethics; Araceli Portillo: first in Financial Concepts and second in Personal Finance; Heather Shoats: second in Help Desk, second in Public Speaking, and third place in Organizational Behavior Leadership; Abbey Stagner: first in Entrepreneurship Concepts; Johnson and Stagner: third in Decision Making; Portillo and Morado: first in Emerging Business Issues.
The following students will compete at the national level: Hillis in Client Services & Contemporary Sports Issues; Martinez in Business Law and Personal Finance; Morado, in Retail Management; and as a team with Najar and Portillo in Business Ethics; Portillo in Financial Concepts; Shoats in Organizational Behavior/Leadership and Public Speaking; and Stagner in Entrepreneurship Concepts and Personal Finance.
Caption: Adams State PBL students (left to right) Abbey Stagner, Araceli Portillo, Kalisha Johnson, Janet Najar, Marisa Morado, Heather Shoats, Tayleur Hillis, and Alysia Martinez brought home 23 awards from the state competition./Photo courtesy of Adams State