ECCC’s Phi Beta Lambda students receive National Honors

Several students representing the Phi Beta Lambda Chapter at East Central Community College in Decatur received various honors at the 2013 National PBL Conference held in Anaheim, Calif.

Award-winners included Denzel Clemons of Philadelphia, Timmie Ivey Wiggins of Little Rock and Tanner Fortenberry of Union, who finished fourth in the Small Business Management Plan competition; Chelsea Gilmer and Jessie Boatner, both of Philadelphia, and Ashleigh Savage of Union, fifth place, Free Enterprise Project; Cindy Burnside of Decatur, seventh place, Local Chapter Annual Business Report.

Ashleigh Savage and Haleigh Graham of Sebastopol finished 14th in the Integrated Marketing Campaign competition.

Tanner Fortenberry was also selected Mississippi’s Who’s Who in Phi Beta Lambda award recipient. Fortenberry is the third EC student to receive the prestigious honor.

Yashica Ickom of Lake also received special recognition as she was chosen Mississippi PBL Vice President.

Latoya Steele of Louisville also represented EC at the national conference.

The outstanding students were accompanied by PBL advisers Christy Ferguson, business technology instructor; and ThomasFortenberry, computer network support technology instructor.

East Central Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter received various honors at the 2013 National PBL Conference held in Anaheim, Calif. Award-winners and other conference participants included (front row, from left) Tanner Fortenberry of Union, fourth place, Small Business Management Plan and Mississippi’s representative to Who’s Who in Phi Beta Lambda; Chelsea Gilmer of Philadelphia, fifth, Free Enterprise Project; Ashleigh Savage of Union, fifth, Free Enterprise Project and 14th, Integrated Marketing Campaign; Yashica Ickom of Lake, selected Mississippi PBL Vice President; Timmie Ivey Wiggins of Little Rock, fourth, Small Business Management Plan; and Haleigh Graham of Sebastopol,14th, Integrated Marketing Campaign; and (back row, from left) Jessie Boatner of Philadelphia, fifth place, Free Enterprise Project; Cindy Burnside of Decatur, seventh, Local Chapter Annual Business Report; Denzel Clemons of Philadelphia, fourth, Small Business Management Plan; and Latoya Steele of Louisville. Fortenberry is the third EC student to be chosen as Mississippi’s Who’s Who award recipient. The outstanding students were accompanied by PBL advisers Christy Ferguson, business technology instructor; and Thomas Fortenberry, computer network support technology instructor. (Submitted Photo)

East Central Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter received various honors at the 2013 National PBL Conference held in Anaheim, Calif. Award-winners and other conference participants included (front row, from left) Tanner Fortenberry of Union, fourth place, Small Business Management Plan and Mississippi’s representative to Who’s Who in Phi Beta Lambda; Chelsea Gilmer of Philadelphia, fifth, Free Enterprise Project; Ashleigh Savage of Union, fifth, Free Enterprise Project and 14th, Integrated Marketing Campaign; Yashica Ickom of Lake, selected Mississippi PBL Vice President; Timmie Ivey Wiggins of Little Rock, fourth, Small Business Management Plan; and Haleigh Graham of Sebastopol,14th, Integrated Marketing Campaign; and (back row, from left) Jessie Boatner of Philadelphia, fifth place, Free Enterprise Project; Cindy Burnside of Decatur, seventh, Local Chapter Annual Business Report; Denzel Clemons of Philadelphia, fourth, Small Business Management Plan; and Latoya Steele of Louisville. Fortenberry is the third EC student to be chosen as Mississippi’s Who’s Who award recipient. The outstanding students were accompanied by PBL advisers Christy Ferguson, business technology instructor; and Thomas Fortenberry, computer network support technology instructor. (Submitted Photo)