WILSON, N.C. — August 10, 2020 — Barton College was well represented at the recent Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference, held remotely this summer as a result of Covid-19.
Eight Barton students placed in 10 of the national competitive events, ranking them among the top Phi Beta Lambda business students across the country. Twelve Barton chapter members participated in a variety of competitive events.
Holly Johnson, an MBA student from Wilson, placed first in Management Concepts and first in Marketing Concepts.
Jose Guevara, an MBA student from Bailey, placed second in Computer Concepts and sixth in Computer Applications.
The team of Grace Browning and Kaity Lynch Pearson placed third in Hospitality Management and fifth in Management Analysis & Decision Making. Browning and Pearson also are MBA students at Barton, hailing from Selma and Lucama, respectively.
Jennifer Nelson placed fifth in Insurance Concepts. Nelson, an MBA student from Knightdale, serves as the North Carolina PBL State President for 2020-2021.
Tyler Hunt, a senior from Wendell, placed sixth in Entrepreneurship Concepts. Oliva Rivera, an MBA student from Wilson, placed seventh in Computer Applications, and Tammie Jude-Reiche, an MBA student from Zebulon, placed seventh in Business Ethics.