Students from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction brought home awards from the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda national leadership conference in California.
Sara McGuire won four awards in an academic competition testing more than 2,000 college students from across the country in business-related events. McGuire placed first in negotiation and supply chain management, fourth in client services and fifth in retail management.
Heather Brown and Amelia Higgins placed third in management analysis and decision making. They joined Daniel Files in placing eighth in marketing analysis and decision making. Caroline Dowd and Molly Roth placed third in strategic analysis and decision making. Dowd and Jeremy Garcia placed seventh in business decision making.
Jack Bryan, Jack Carter, Cory Casteneda, Michael Eldridge, Jaime Feliciano, Kerrie Jones, Bonnie Masters, Caity Ross, Richard Seward and Jasper Shotts also represented CMU at the conference.
Deborah Parman, a professor who serves as advisor of the CMU chapter, received the outstanding advisor award for Colorado. Parman also was recognized for her 15 years of service to the organization.