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BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) organization had nine students qualify for the PBL Nationals on June 24-27 in Anaheim, Calif., following an impressive showing at the PBL State Leadership Competition on April 1 in Springfield.
SBU PBL, which competed against 208 students and 15 universities at the state competition, had 20 top-five finishes, including six first-place winners. SBU competitors included:
“I am blessed to lead such a talented and hard-working team,” said Meilani Conley, SBU PBL advisor and instructor of computer science. “They represent our university and our mission statement well. I am very proud and look forward to seeing them compete on the national stage.”
In the last three years, SBU PBL students have claimed 13 top-10 national finishes at the PBL National Leadership Conference.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is a nonprofit education association with a quarter million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields.
Cutline: Front row (left to right): Jessa Kliewer and Emily Woods; Back row (left to right): Stephan Munsell, Jalen Supancic, Chase Bussey and Austin Masters; Not pictured: Josh Adams, Jordan Burrows, Kiersten Harper and Allison Hawkins.