Campbellsville University Students Winners at Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Competition

By Ashley Sidebottom, staff writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Twelve students represented Campbellsville University at the 2007 Phi Beta Lambda state competition in Louisville, Ky., recently. CU garnered four first place awards, five second place awards and one third place award.

Competition winners in the individual events are as follows:
Jessie Dawson, a senior sports ministry major and business administration minor from Greensburg, Ky., first place in sports management and marketing; Orgil Purevkhuu, a freshman business administration major from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, first place in statistical analysis;

Paige Hall, a junior business administration major from Greensburg, Ky., third place in accounting principles; Jessica Jackson, a freshman business administration major and Spanish minor from Berry, Ky., second place in business law; Elizabeth Woolsey, a senior management major and English minor from Nashville, Tenn., second place in economic concepts;

Juliana Higgason, a senior business administration major from Hodgenville, Ky., second place in hospitality management; Emily Emerson, a senior business administration major from Louisville, Ky., second place in human resource management; and Jenna Lines, a senior marketing major from Imperial, Neb., second place in international business;

In the team events, Christina Roth, a junior business administration major from Campbellsville, and Lines placed first in business ethics. Hall placed first in the local chapter scrapbook competition.

Hall also received the Rita Davis Scholarship of $250 in the professional division events, and the CU Phi Beta Lambda chapter received the membership recruitment award.

Students who won their individual and team events will have the opportunity to compete in the national competition in Chicago, Ill., in June.

Phi Beta Lambda is an honor society for the School of Business and Economics, and Chrys Hines, assistant to the dean and instructor in business and economics, is the Phi Beta Lambda sponsor at CU.

Campbellsville University, now celebrating her Centennial year, is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,310 students who represent 100 Kentucky counties, 32 states and 28 foreign nations. Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 14 consecutive years as one of the leading Southern master’s colleges and universities, Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his eighth year as president.

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