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Drake State Students Place in Phi Beta Lambda Competition



         Students from J.F. Drake State Technical College won in several areas of competition at the 2012 Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference in Birmingham. 

The students and their competitive events are: Darlene Cowan, Public Speaking-First place; Naomi Swearengin, Telecommunications-First place; JaMeS Ali, Business Presentation-Third place; Cynthia Calderon, Public Speaking-Third place; and Qiana James, Telecommunications-Third place. These students will represent the college at the national leadership conference in San Antonio, Texas, in June.

          FBLA-PBL is the largest business career student organization in the world. The high school division has 215,000 members, while the postsecondary division reaches more than 11,000 college students. Exclusive membership and career recognition programs are designed for each division to provide additional personal and chapter development opportunities.

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