Meridian Star

March 27, 2013

ECCC PBL State Winners


The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN — East Central Community College’s Theta Chi chapter of Phi Beta Lambda received top honors during the annual state conference held recently in Natchez. Theta Chi was recognized as the third largest chapter in attendance, and was named one of only two Gold Seal chapters in the state. Individual honors were presented to front row, from left, Timmie Wiggins of Little Rock, first place in small business management plan, third place in financial analysis and decision making and selected for Who’s Who in PBL; Jessie Boatner of Philadelphia, first place in free enterprise project; Chelsea Gilmer of Philadelphia, first place in free enterprise project, third place in business presentation and selected for Who’s Who in PBL; Yashica Ickmon of Lake, third place in business presentation and selected Mississippi’s PBL vice president; Latoya Steele of Louisville, second place in sales presentation and fourth place in accounting analysis and decision making; and Cindy Burnside of Decatur, first place in local chapter annual business report and third place in business presentation; and back row, from left, Tanner Fortenberry of Union, first place in small business management plan and selected for Who’s Who in PBL; Haleigh Graham of Sebastopol, first place in integrated marketing campaign and second place in accounting principles; Denzel Clemons of Philadelphia, first place in small business management plan and third place in statistical analysis; Ashleigh Savage of Union, first place in free enterprise project and  first place in integrated marketing campaign; Krissy Winstead of Union, first place in impromptu speaking and third place in marketing analysis and decision making; and Josh Bradley of Union, third place in networking concepts and fourth place in networking design. Not pictured are Tori McInnis of Union, second place in management analysis and decision making, third place in economic analysis and decision making and selected for Who’s Who in PBL; and Gerren Issac of Philadelphia, fourth place in networking concepts and fourth place in networking design. First and second place winners advance to national competition scheduled in June in Anaheim, Calif.