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Una Business Students Bring Home Top Awards From Phi Beta Lambda State Conference

Apr. 29, 2009

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - The University of North Alabama's chapter of Phi Beta Lambda recently brought home several awards from the Alabama state competition in Birmingham, with each of the 17 UNA students placing in the state's top three in at least one of their two events. Fourteen of the competitors have qualified to compete at the National Phi Beta Lambda Competitions in Anaheim, Calif., this June.

UNA Phi Beta Lambda Winners include:

Luke Chenault - First place in both Accounting Analysis and Decision Making and Financial Concepts Amy Gresham - First place in Business Communication Jerrod Terry - First place in both Computer Applications and Information Management Joshua Butler - First place in Computer Concepts Jacob Tober - First place in Economic Analysis and Decision Making Thomas Whitten - First place in both Impromptu Speaking and Job Interview Melissa Love and Marvin Wehl - First place in Network Design Chris Wendt - First place in Statistical Analysis Darya Martin - Second place in Accounting Analysis and Decision Making Ege Olgun - Second place in Management Concepts Jon Iscan - Second place in Microeconomics Sammi Jo McConnell - Second place in Word Processing Jon Iscan - Third place in Accounting Principles Darya Martin - Third place in Accounting for Professionals LaDonna Little - Third place in Database Design and Applications Marie Kaas and McDaniel Ubi - Third place in Hospitality Management Team Dana Woods - Third place in Human Resources Management and Marketing Concepts Ege Olgun - Third place in Microeconomics

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The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/