Colorado Mesa University students won nine awards in an academic competition conducted as part of the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda national leadership conference in Baltimore.
Avery Cantrell and Sarah Glidden placed second in business decision making. Cantrell, Glidden and Jarrott Brown placed fourth in marketing analysis and decision making. Brown also placed third in sports management and marketing.
Trevor Gunnels and Currey Ventling captured second place in human resource management. Gunnels and Faith Wood took third in business ethics. Ventling placed 10th in job interview.
Steven Schopen finished third in business decision making, business ethics and macroeconomics. Josiah Bohrer finished in fifth place in marketing analysis and decision making.
A total of about 2,000 college students from across the country competed in the competition, testing their skills and knowledge in business-related events.
The FBLA-PBL chapter at CMU is open to students pursuing business-related careers or those interested in business. Members participate in a variety of community projects designed to promote relationships between the students and the business community.