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Two Peru State College Students Place in National Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conference in Atlanta


(Peru, Neb.) Two members of Peru State College’s (PSC) chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), a state and national business association, earned high honors in the association’s National Leadership Conference in Atlanta.


Sherry Kvasnicka, a senior from Crete, placed second in the Job Interview category, ninth in the Future Business Executive category and was named Nebraska’s national Who’s Who honoree. Amanda Knickman, a senior from Syracuse, placed sixth in the Small Business Management Plan category. Tammy Meyers, a senior from Peru, was a finalist in the Job Interview category.


Additionally, Peru State’s PBL Chapter earned recognition as one of the top chapters in the Mountain Plains Region for having the most professional division members.


The PBL competition focused on a wide range of business-related tests, including subjects ranging from financial analysis and economic concepts to human resource management and business ethics. PSC Assistant Professor of Business Sheri Knippelmeyer is the group’s advisor.


The Peru State chapter of PBL was previously honored at the statewide conference with the Gold Excellence Award for their commitment to the organization by participating in various community service projects and other activities.