Four Phi Beta Lambda Members Qualify For National Competition

Published 04.25.2008

Student News

Four of the five Pennsylvania College of Technology students attending the recent Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference qualified for this summer's national competition in Atlanta.

Jason S. Aloise, of Williamsport, who majors in information technology: network specialist, placed first in the Information Management category and was elected to Who's Who in PBL during the 37th annual conference in Grantville. PBL is the postsecondary division of the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda Inc., a national nonprofit educational association of students preparing for careers in business or related fields.

Justin K. Renninger, a business management major from Lititz, finished second in Financial Planning, and the team of Holly F. Sheaffer and Kaitlin M. Shellenberger placed second in Desktop Publishing. Shellenberger, president of Penn College's PBL chapter, is a pre-nursing major from Roaring Branch, and Sheaffer, chapter secretary, is a business administration: banking and finance student from Mount Pleasant Mills.

Sheaffer also advanced with a third-place finish in the Business Law category. PBL's National Leadership Conference will be held June 21-24.

"These students represented Penn College very well and deserve congratulations for their accomplishments," said Robert B. Gudgel, associate professor of business administration/human resources management and adviser to the college's PBL chapter.

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