ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Two Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students have won national awards at the 2022 Future Business Leaders of America/Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference. Jedyn Koranteng and Jeremy Post competed against a variety of students from the United States at the event in Chicago.
Sarah Humble joins The Coriant and Post as part of the Rowan-Cabarrus student delegation. Faculty advisor Chad Nichols, who serves as director of administrative services for North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda, accompanied the students and is a member of the state awards program committee.
Jeremy Post placed first in the community service project category and third in information management and eighth in public speaking. Post has served as president of the Rowan-Cabarrus PBL chapter and is the membership vice president of Phi Beta Lambda of North Carolina.
Koranteng placed fifth in the Impromptu Talking category and placed ninth in Organizational Behavior and Leadership.
During the conference, the Rowan-Cabarrus Phi Beta Lambda Chapter received the National Gold Seal Chapter Award and placed fourth in the local annual business report category.
“These students have done an outstanding job representing the college, and we are proud of their accomplishments and careers,” said Rowan Cabarrus President Dr. Carol S. Spalding. “Competitors come from everywhere – from small community colleges to large universities – so when our students take home national awards, it speaks volumes about their commitment and skills.”
Phi Beta Lambda is the collegiate division of FBLA-PBL and is committed to inspiring and developing the next generation of leaders by preparing them for business and business-related careers. The organization helps more than 230,000 members prepare to enter the business world each year.
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