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    Lackawanna CollegeCurrent NewsCampus NewsPhi Beta Lambda students earn state awards

    Phi Beta Lambda students earn state awards

    Students who earned top honors at the stat

    Students who earned top honors at the PBL State Leadership Conference in Gettysburg were, from left, front, David Tuohig, Amber Hildreth, and Zachary McCarty. Back, Fatima Bonilla, Justin Byrd, Ryan Ghantous, Tyria Bean, PBL advisor Beverly O’Hora, Ervin Harris-Allen, Jason McLain, and Joan Mae Ramos.

    GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Members of Lackawanna College’s Phi Beta Lambda club earned a total of seven awards at the recent PBL State Leadership Conference in Gettysburg, including three first place titles.

    Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit organization focused on preparing students for careers in business and related fields. The organization is open to all students on campus, regardless of their major.

    First place winners included Ervin Harris-Allen, of Scranton, and David Tuohig, of Dalton, in mobile application development, and Jason Alan McLain, of Scranton, in information management and marketing concepts. McLain, who also earned the Who’s Who Award for Lackawanna’s PBL chapter, was a second place honoree at the state level in 2013 and a fifth place award winner in information management at the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., in June 2013.

    Second place winners were Tyria Bean, of Upper Darby, and Justin Byrd, of Forest City, in small business management plan, and Ryan Ghantous, of Scranton, in justice administration. Third place honors went to Amber Hildreth, of Lake Ariel, and Zachary McCarty, of Carbondale, for hospitality management.