Ozarks students take top honors

Release Date: 5/5/2003

Clarksville, Ark. ---The University of the Ozarks' Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter recently took home several top honors in the PBL 2003 State Leadership Conference held in Little Rock.

Students from U of O won 11 first-place awards, nine seconds and four thirds in the state-wide competition. Those winning first for Ozarks include Anne Obermueller in Accounting for Professionals; Alvaro Duron, Nelson Munoz and Yessica Ayala in Business Plan; Julie Carlton in Business Communications; Malynda Kerr in Computer Applications; Ana Saldivar and Carol Zuniga in Desktop Publishing; Julie Carlton, Sarah Houston and Katherine Melindez in Emerging Business Issues; Xochilt Ferrey in Future Business Executive; Rachael Marble in Future Business Teacher; Gabriela Flores in Hospitality Management; Dewayne Lambert in Human Resource Management; and Christa Lanphear, Kelly Johnson, Travis Tarkinton, Kayla Todd and Erin Yancey in Parliamentary Procedure Team. In addition, Kayla Todd was appointed a state PBL officer (Parliamentarian) for scoring the highest on the Parliamentarian Exam.

Ozarks student will now compete in national competition in Dallas in June. Ozarks' PBL chapter is under the director of advisor Dr. Robert Hilton.