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The Shawnee Community College Nu Alpha Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda won several awards during the Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference. Showing a few of them are (from left) Bethany Bell of Goreville, chapter sponsor and instructor Phyllis Sander and Kaitlyn May of Metropolis.

ULLIN — The Shawnee Community College Nu Alpha Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda and some of its members were recently recognized at the Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference. As part of the closing session of the digital conference, the local chapter won several awards, including chapter and student distinctions.

The chapter was recognized with: Most Funds Raised for March of Dimes Sponsorship and third largest Illinois chapter membership.

Individual awards included:

• Kaitlyn May, of Metropolis, received first place in Business Communications; second place in Job Interview, Accounting Principles and Public Speaking; and third place in Computer Concepts.

• Bethany Bell, of Goreville, received first place in Social Media Challenge and second place in Business Presentation.

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL), is the largest career student business organization in the world. Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business. The organization’s mission is to inspire and prepare students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences. For more information about the Nu Alpha Alpha Phi Beta Lambda program at SCC, contact chapter sponsor and instructor Phyllis Sander at 618-634-3334 or phylliss@shawneecc.edu.

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