Phi Beta Lambda 2019 State Conference
NC Phi Beta Lambda held the 2019 State Leadership Conference in Charlotte earlier in April. Students Max Sarafin, Rose Easterday, Aaron Katzenberger, Victoria Beuhler, David Lore, and Angela Lore represented A-B Tech. Every student placed in every event in which they competed.
Our students competed with up to 20 others in each event from schools like Appalachian State, University of Mount Olive, Belmont Abbey, Western Carolina University, Wake Tech, Durham Tech and many more. The top 8 places are recognized. The top 2 or 3 (depends on event) automatically qualify for nationals.
Here is how they did:
Community Service Project – 2nd– Max Sarafin, Rose Easterday, and Aaron Katzenberger
Computer Concepts – 6th – Aaron Katzenberger
Economic Analysis & Decision Making – 5th – Max Sarafin & Rose Easterday
Impromptu Speaking – 3rd – Aaron Katzenberger
Information Management – 2nd – David Lore
Insurance Concepts – 1st – Angela Lore
Job Interview – 6th – Max Sarafin
Local Chapter Annual Business Report – 4th – chapter award
Macroeconomics – 5th – Rose Easterday
Management Concepts – 7th – Victoria Buehler
Ogranzational Behavior & Leadership – 7th- Victoria Buehler
Personal Finance – 2nd – Angela Lore
Sports Management & Marketing – 1st – David Lore
Gold Seal Chapter – recognition as 1 of the top 5 chapters in the state
The Legacy Leadership Award – recognition for comprehensiveness of programs
Max and Aaron were named to Who’s Who in NC PBL. Angela will be the NC inductee to the National PBL Who’s Who for 2019. Only the top student in the state is inducted at the national level.
Students can also participate in leadership lectures that earn a leadership certificate at the conference.
From left to right: Veronica Dooly, Max Sarafin, Aaron Katzenberger, Jean Buckley, Angela Lore, Victoria Beuhler, and David Lore (Rose Easterday is not pictured).