Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference

Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference

April 7, 2011

The 52nd Annual Missouri Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference was held in Jefferson City March 25-26, 2011.  Members and Adviser from Truman State University participated.  The conference theme was Missouri PBL— Breaking Barriers.

The conference featured competitive events for individuals and teams, leadership training, and election of officers for the next year.  The keynote speaker for the event was Spencer Behrand.  He is the National PBL president.

The Truman State chapter received the award for 2nd largest chapter in the state.  The following students of Truman State University were recognized at the Awards Program:

L to R: Parker Leatherman, Kadie Webster, Sara Whitman, Laura Stucky, Gio Amashukeli, Tom Clubb, Jacob Caughron, Duc Thai (not pictured: Laura Heien, Ryan Peterson, Daniel Riekena, Megan Recklein, Wanding Shi, Salisa Suwanprathip, Qi Wang)

Business Decision Making Team – Parker Leatherman, Daniel Riekena, Kadie Webster 1st Place

Contemporary Sports Issues – Gio Amashukeli 3rd Place

Financial Analysis & Decision Making – Duc Thai 2nd Place, Wanding Shi 3rd Place

Financial Concepts – Duc Thai 1st Place, Qi Wang 4th Place


Job Interview – Laura Heien 2nd Place

Management Concepts – Megan Recklein 2nd Place

Marketing Concepts – Laura Stucky 4th Place

Microeconomics – Qi Wang 3rd Place

Small Business Development Plan team – Megan Recklein, Wanding Shi, Salisa Suwanprathip 1st Place

Sports Management and Marketing – Jacob Caughron 3rd Place, Ryan Peterson 4th Place

These students are eligible to represent Truman State University at the National Leadership Conference to be held June, 2011, in Orlando, FL:

Gio Amashukeli, Jacob Caughron, Laura Heien, Parker Leatherman, Megan Recklein, Daniel Riekena, Wanding Shi, Salisa Suwanprathip, Duc Thai, Qi Wang, Kadie Webster.

Phi Beta Lambda is an educational association of postsecondary student members preparing for careers in business.  There are over 11,000 active members in the US.  Missouri has over 400 members in 22 chapters.

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