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Students Successful at State Business Competition

Phi Beta Lambda Awards

CONWAY, Ark. (April 23, 2014) – Students in the Hendrix College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, a business-oriented student organization, recently won awards at a state-wide competition covering multiple areas of business.

The student award recipients are:

  • Brandy Britton ′17 and Jeanita McReynolds ′17, both of Lincoln, Ark. – 1st Place Integrated Marketing Campaign (team)
  • Zana English ′17 of Marianna, Ark. – 2nd Place Public Speaking and 3rd Place Business Law
  • Joseph Korkames ′15 of Fort Smith, Ark. – 1st place Macroeconomics, 1st place Business Principles and 3rd place Accounting Principles
  • Mitch Lowry ′16 of Fort Smith, Ark. – 2nd place Microeconomics and 2nd place Statistical Analysis
  • Ryan Rose ′17 of Clarkridge, Ark. – 1st place Computer Applications, 2nd place Computer Operating Systems and 4th place Computer Concepts
  • Sami Sexton ′17 of Fort Smith, Ark. – 1st place International Business, 1st place Justice Administration and 1st place Advertising
  • Feixue (Cloris) Tian ′17 of Xinyang Henan, China – 3rd place Advertising and 5th place International Business

Karen Fraser, Director of Faculty Instructional Technology at Hendrix, is the group's sponsor.

The students plan to attend, compete and expand their leadership skills at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., this summer. 

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