2017 National Leadership Conference

Arkansas State University competed at the 75th Annual Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference and Competition. AState brought 31 students and 4 advisers to Anaheim, CA. We finished with a total of 18 Awards!

AState received the award for the 4th largest chapter in the country with 141 members (3 behind the University of Alabama).

 
Future Business Executive - Ethan Barnes won 1st in the nation in the all around competition. 

Future Business Executive - Ethan Barnes won 1st in the nation in the all around competition. 

Proving Mental Agility and Demonstrating Superior Knowledge: Award Winners

Contemporary Sports Issues - Faison Bragg received 6th in the nation.
Contemporary Sports Issues - Grant Long received 5th in the nation.
Contemporary Sports Issues - Brett Anderson received 2nd in the nation.
Cyber Security - Clayton Liddell received 5th in the nation
Desktop Publishing - Samantha Risi received 9th in the nation
Economic Analysis and Decision Making - Timothy Edwards received 10th in the nation
Economic Analysis and Decision Making - Anthony Adkins received 9th in the nation
Financial Analysis and Decision Making - Timothy Edwards received 7th in the nation
Financial Analysis and Decision Making - Thomas Avila, Nick Pillow, and Austin Reed received 6th place in the nation
Financial Concepts - Connor Shannon received 2nd place in the nation
Financial Services - Thomas Avila, Nick Pillow, and Austin Reed received 2nd place in the nation
Marketing Analysis and Decision Making - Ethan Barnes and Josh Ward received 2nd place in the nation
Microeconomics - Anthony Adkins received 7th place in the nation
Personal Finance - Connor Shannon received 6th place in the nation
Project Management - Kenneth Riddle received 4th place in the nation
Strategic Analysis and Decision Making - Samantha Risi received 2nd in the nation
Future Business Executive - Ethan Barnes won 1st in the nation


Honing Strength and Demonstrating Character

  • Leadership Development—members develop essential soft skills by holding chapter officer positions at the local, state, and national levels; by networking with accomplished business professionals; and by participating in business-focused workshops, seminars, and academic competitions.
  • Academic Competitions—members demonstrate their business expertise at high-profile regional, state, and national competitive events. The top students are recognized with trophies and cash awards.
  • Educational Programs—members create career portfolios, enhance their knowledge with world-recognized skills certifications, and have access to select college scholarships. 
  • Community Service—members work with the March of Dimes to help end premature births by participating in awareness campaigns and the March for Babies fundraiser. Discover how FBLA, PBL, and FBLA-Middle Level members support the March of Dimes.
  • Awards & Recognition—members build a portfolio of accomplishments with a wide range of awards programs. 
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Dining in Beverly Hills, Following Hollywood's Walk of Fame, Snorkeling in the Pacific, Exploring the Savage Culture of California, Forming Friendships for a Lifetime

2018 NLC–Baltimore, Maryland

2019 NLC–San Antonio, Texas

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Conference Hotel in Anaheim, California