Business Students Bring Home Wins for Concord

For Immediate Release: 
Apr 24 2000

Business Students Bring Home Wins for Concord

Athens, W.Va. - The Concord College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda attended the West Virginia Phi Beta Lambda 2000 State Leadership Conference on April 8 at WVU-Institute of Technology in Montgomery, W.Va. Seven colleges throughout the state competed in competitions designed to foster business leadership skills. Ten students represented Concord College in the conference, with several bringing home awards in a wide variety of categories. Organizational advisors Dr. Kendra Boggess and Ms. Susan Robinett also attended.

Concord winners in the state academic competitions were:

Accounting Principles -- 1st place -- Larisa Hatfield, North Springs, W.Va.

Accounting for Professionals -- 1st place -- Masha Savelieva, Russia

Business Law -- 2nd place -- Tabitha Buckland, Lindside, W.Va.

Business Principles -- 1st place -- Kalin Stamenov, Bulgaria

Finance -- 1st place -- Masha Savelieva, Russia

Human Resource Management -- 1st place -- Farrah Collins, Iaeger, W.Va.
3rd place -- Mike Strickland, Charleston, W.Va.

Impromptu Speaking -- 1st place -- Eric Priddy, Beckley, W.Va.

Information Management -- 2nd place -- Marlena Hicks Gill, Hinton, W.Va.

Management -- 1st place -- Farrah Collings
3rd place -- Eric Priddy, Crab Orchard, W.Va.

Marketing -- 2nd place -- Mike Strickland, Elkview, W.Va.

Quantitative Methods -- 1st place -- Jeremy Stone, Fayetteville, W.Va.

Word Processing -- 4th place -- Michelle Dilley, Rainelle, W.Va.

Concord student Masha Savelieva was also elected the State Vice President. First and second place winners are eligible to compete in the National Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conference.

For more information, call Susan Robinett at 1-304-384-9044 or e-mail her at


Concord College Notes: Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is an honorary organization for college students majoring in business. Students with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 are invited to be members. PBL is the collegiate sector of Future Business Leaders of America. The organization promotes leadership development and service activities for members.