When a member of our Central Christian College of Kansas (CCCK) family wins a major award, we like to celebrate. When several rake in major accolades, we need to spread the word. That is why CCCK is thrilled to share that their entire student delegation at Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference walked away with nationally recognized Awards of Excellence on 27 June.
Annual Conference Winners
The winners in attendance at this year’s annual conference in San Antonio, Texas, represented some of the diverse areas of the country from which CCCK’s student body is derived. Blair Austin Draper from Austin, Texas, earned a ninth-place spot in the Help Desk category; Priscilla Castillo, who hails from Quincy, Washington, garnered eighth-place in Administrative Technology; and Jaycie Rue, of Udall, Kansas, reached fifth-place in Insurance Concepts.
Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
PBL is an organization that recognizes excellence and aims to support its members as they work to achieve their career goals. Established at the collegiate level in the later 1950s, PBL has created a space for well-rounded future business leaders to hone their skills while also cultivating relationships with peers who have the potential to become their future business colleagues. The fact that CCCK PBL business club members won such important awards this year – marking the eighth year in a row that the CCCK representations brought such top ten placements home – speaks to the caliber and drive of those in the club. As CCCK Advisor Tara Kemp shared upon hearing the news, “Central Christian College has a history of doing well at the National Leadership Conference. . . . This is a testimony to the great efforts put forth by the students and professors in our business department.”
Beyond these impressive accolades, these students and their accompanying advisors were able to take advantage of the incredible array of associated events, including networking opportunities and workshops on various themes. The CCCK delegation was also able to enjoy some of the culture and history of the San Antonio area. In addition to touring significant landmarks like the Alamo, the group enjoyed some of the delicious dinings of the city’s Pearl District as well as shopping along the iconic Riverwalk.
CCCK applauds students like Blair, Priscilla, and Jaycie, as well as all the recipients of the PBL Awards of Excellence as it signals their dedication and abilities among a rising generation of professionals. What it also showcases, though, is the extent to which CCCK can prepare students for successful careers regardless of what field they choose to pursue.
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