Phi Beta Lambda 2019 State Conference

May 1, 2019
Tech Talk

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).


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