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Students Receive Top Honors at Statewide Competition

Phi Beta Lambda Students Win Seventeen Awards!


  Students Receive Top Honors at Statewide Competition

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 9, 2019) - Students from Wake Tech Community College won a record seventeen awards at the annual Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference, including three first place and four second place awards! Several students took home multiple awards. Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is the national academic organization for students in business and leadership. Hundreds of students from 24 college and university chapters across North Carolina competed in the event, which was held April 4-6 in Charlotte.

Fifteen Wake Tech students took home awards in individual events:

First Place:

  • David Burriss, Macroeconomics and Future Business Executive
  • Matthew Courtney, Strategic Analysis and Decision Making
  • Allan Thompson, Entrepreneurship Concepts

Second Place:  

  • Logan Brown, Marketing Concepts
  • Cameron Huser, Accounting Analysis and Decision Making
  • Trevis McCullough, Global Analysis and Decision Making
  • Allan Thompson, Job Interview

Third Place:

  • Matthew Dominguez, Business Presentation
  • Trevis McCullough, Management Analysis and Decision Making

Fourth Place:

  • Matthew Courtney, Business Law

Fifth Place:

  • Matthew Dominguez, Microeconomics
  • Michael Glennon, Impromptu Speaking

Sixth Place:

  • Maritza Tepile-Amador, Client Service

Seventh Place:

  • Maritza Tepile-Amador, Entrepreneurship Concepts
  • Michael Glennon, Macroeconomics

Wake Tech also earned two fourth place team awards in Student Membership and Professional Division Membership.

Wake Tech students will compete in nationals in San Antonio, Texas in June.