Phi Beta Lambda chapter at Durham Tech receives national recognition

(L to R, back to front) Eric Eales, Tyler Kempton, Chris McDuff, Chris Kenestrick, Emilia Arrington, Betina Huntwork, Michele Parrish

(L to R, back to front) Eric Eales, Tyler Kempton, Chris McDuff, Chris Kenestrick, Emilia Arrington, Betina Huntwork, Michele Parrish

Durham Tech’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter received Diamond Chapter distinction at the PBL National Leadership Conference held June 24-27 in Anaheim, California. Durham Tech was one of only 22 schools in the nation to receive this distinction, which they earned by participating in activities to increase recruitment, retention, and member involvement. Chapters from across the country attended the conference to enhance their business skills, expand their networks, and participate in 60 business-related competitive events.

Chapter members received the following honors at the Awards of Excellence Program:

  • Christopher McDuff: 3rd place in Help Desk
  • Christopher Kenestrick and Christopher McDuff: 3rd place in Network Design
  • Eric Eales: 6th place in Networking Concepts, 7th place in Cyber Security
  • Betina Huntwork: 7th place in Information Management, 8th place in Management Concepts
  • Emilia Arrington: 8th place in Client Services
  • Tyler Kempton: Competed in Contemporary Sports Issues and Networking Concepts
  • Betina Huntwork and Christopher McDuff were recognized as two of only 11 members in the nation to receive the Presidential level in the Career and Membership Achievement program (CMAP)
  • Emilia Arrington and Kim Green both achieved Director level in CMAP

Phi Beta Lambda is a national organization for business students at the college level, providing opportunities for students to develop competencies for business occupations through an extension of the classroom.

Those interested in joining Phi Beta Lambda may contact LaTonya Steele at 919-536-7200, ext. 8064 or Michele Parrish at 919-536-7235, ext. 8158.

(L to R) Tyler Kempton, Chris Kenestrick, Emilia Arrington, Michele Parrish, Betina Huntwork, Eric Eales, Christopher McDuff

(L to R) Tyler Kempton, Chris Kenestrick, Emilia Arrington, Michele Parrish, Betina Huntwork, Eric Eales, Christopher McDuff