The Columbus Technical College chapter of the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) business organization has a new group of student leaders. On Tuesday, October 29, nine students were inducted into the group, including the slate of officers for 2013. The new officers are: Business Management student Jamaal Williams (President), Networking Specialist student Kwam’e Hollis (Vice President), Business Management student Tyeshia Harris (Secretary & Reporter), Business Management student Carla Cohen (Treasurer), Business Management student Candice Buffkin (Historian), and Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management student LaTasha Jones (Parliamentarian).
The induction ceremony featured a welcome from Columbus Technical College President Lorette M. Hoover and a speech by area entreprenuer Andrea Sullivan. She focused on three major points of entreprenuership: (1) Do what you love. (2) Establish mentor relationships. (3) Become financially literate.
About PBL: Phi Beta Lambda is the college version of high schools’ Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA); there is also an ever-growing middle/junior high school movement. The FBLA-PBL organization is the largest buisess career student organization in the world. More information can be found at http://fbla-pbl.org/