The South Arkansas Community College Phi Beta Lambda chapter captured a host of awards at the annual PBL State Leadership Conference here over the weekend, including seven first place.
The chapter received awards for Largest Local Chapter Membership (first), Arkansas Gold Chapter (second) and Local Chapter Annual Business Report (third).
Randy Hendricks was named the 2013 Arkansas PBL Businessperson of the Year.
First-place finishers were Ruby Billings (information management); Kalan Hammett and Melissa Vestal (desktop publishing); David Joyner (cyber security); Jennifer Miletello (administrative services, telecommunications and project management) and Rachel Miller (computerized accounting).
Second-place finishers were Billings (administrative services); Tammie Carrier (project management); Leslie Drummond and Renae Gaston (desktop publishing); Latosha Gatson (computerized accounting); Noah Petty (cyber security); Katie Roberson (business communication); and Charles Rowton (telecommunications and digital video production).
Third-place finishers were Patrena Blake (chapter theme display: scrapbook); Evelyn Dirden (word processing); Donese East (administrative services); Matthew Ezell, Erma Fort and Joyner (digital video production); Roberson (information management); and Morgan Sinclair and Cortney Damron (desktop publishing).
Fourth-place finishers were Fort (cyber security) and Gatson (database designs and applications).
Fifth-place finishers were Antwonne Allen, Dillon Misenheimer and Petty (digital video production); Blake (justice administration); Tennille Davis (database design and applications); Anne Moses (computer concepts); and Sinclair (business math).
In addition, Dirden, Nikisha Faulkner, Barbara Hill, LaWanda Hicks, Camellia Lucus-Hampton and Gaston achieved the Executive Level of the Career Membership Achievement Program.