Durham Tech Phi Beta Lambda receives 5 awards

The Durham Technical Community College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) won 5 awards at the 46th annual Phi Beta Lambda Fall Leadership Conference. 

Individuals who attended the virtual conference included: Charles “Chuck” Lucas, Durham Tech chapter President; Kim Green, chapter Vice-President; Brandi Lucas, chapter Treasurer; Christopher McDuff, SGA Representative; chapter members Roy Carey, Cora Davis and Genevieve “Eve” Sims-Bowlin and advisors Michele Parrish and Dr. LaTonya Steele.  

McDuff serves as North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda’s (NCPBL) Central Region Vice President and he presented a session during the conference while Dr. LaTonya Steele, NCPBL Outstanding Local Chapter Adviser, was the keynote speaker.  

Lucas was one of three winners of the NCPBL Foundation Inc scholarship. 

The Durham Tech chapter also received the following awards: 

  • Statewide Largest Registered Local Chapter Delegation at Leadership Experience: 2nd place tie   
  • Statewide Membership Recruitment Display Video Awards: 3rd place  
  • Statewide Largest State PD Membership: 2nd place tie  
  • Gold Star Chapters 
  • Central Region Largest Local Chapter PD Membership: 2nd place tie 

Phi Beta Lambda is a national organization for business students at the college level. The organization’s basic purpose is to provide opportunities for students to develop competencies for business occupations through an extension of the classroom. Participation in Phi Beta Lambda allows students to develop those “success” characteristics necessary for the business world. The national organization is comprised of over 12,000 members nationwide while the North Carolina State Chapter has over 800 members in over 30 local chapters at colleges and universities across the state. 

Contact Desiree Allison-Towson, Communications and Public Relations Coordinator, at allisontowsond@durhamtech.edu.