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GMC Phi Beta Lambda Chapter Awards

The GMC Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Chapter travelled to Tifton, Georgia to compete against over 130 students from about twenty colleges at the Georgia-PBL South District Meeting on February 19, 2016.  It was the chapter’s first time attending a district meeting and first time participating in the PBL competitive events.  GMC had the second largest delegation of students at the event with 10 participants.  There were fifty-one total competitive events ongoing throughout the day.  Students pre-registered for specific events they selected prior to attending.  The competitive events included performance events and objective test events, both of which focused on business and computer topics.  The performance events required team or individual participants to present on a pre-determined topic, a topic of their choice, or perform based upon an impromptu scenario.   For the objective test events, students were given one hour to complete a 100 question test on a specific topic. Participants achieving a first thru fifth place performance were recognized during the closing awards ceremony.

The GMC PBL students performed at an outstanding level for their first competition.  The students demonstrated enthusiasm and support for each other throughout the event.  The following students were recognized for their achievements in the competitive events:

                Objective Test Events:
                Thomas Boose – Microeconomics – First Place
                Kendrick Hambrick (cadet) – Financial Concepts – First Place
                Malik Bradley (cadet) – Sports Management and Marketing – Second Place
                Kendrick Hambrick (cadet) – Personal Finance – Second Place
                Kendall Humphrey (cadet)– Contemporary Sports Issues – Second Place
                Nate Scarbary – Macroeconomics – Second Place
                Juan Munoz – Word Processing – Third Place
                Nicholas Squall (cadet)– Sports Management and Marketing – Third Place
                Ashanti Freeman (cadet) – Business Communications – Fourth Place
                Nicholas Squall (cadet) – Contemporary Sports Issues – Fourth Place
                Jassmine Stevens (cadet)– Management Concepts – Fourth Place
                Malik Bradley (cadet)– Management Concepts – Fifth Place
                Juan Munoz – Accounting Principles – Fifth Place

                Performance Events:
                Team Event:
                Thomas Boose and Nate Scarbary – Business Ethics – First Place
                Individual Events:
                Ashanti Freeman (cadet)– Public Speaking – Second Place
                Jassmine Stevens (cadet) – Client Service – Fifth Place

All participants plan to compete at the Georgia PBL State Conference in Atlanta, Georgia April 8-10, 2016.  First and second place winners at the state conference will advance to the National PBL Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. 

The GMC PBL Chapter membership is open to any business, logistics, computer science, information technology, cybersecurity, or computer information systems majors with an overall GPA of 2.0.  Membership dues are $18 per year.  If you are interested in joining, please see Dr. Tianna Marynell (PBL 184) – Chapter Advisor.









Back Row Left to Right – Kendall Humphrey, Nicholas Squall, Juan Munoz, Thomas Boose, Nate Scarbary, Malik Bradley
Seated Left to Right – Kendrick Hambrick, Ashanti Freeman, Jassmine Stevens, Kamari Jett