MCCers bring awards at PBL conference

Meridian Community College student Rhigel Williams won fourth place in the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda national competition held in Baltimore, Md.

Participants from across the United States and two countries were in attendance for this conference to sharpen their core business skills, expand their networks and participate in more than 55 business and business-related competitive events.

Williams won the fourth place in Information Management; in addition, he scored a fifth-place berth in Computer Concepts division. Other MCC winners included Anthony D’Angelo who won fifth place award for Cyber Security and seventh place for Help Desk. James “Tripp” Tillman won a seventh place in Cyber Security division. Parker Nelson won an eighth-place award for Project Management.

“These competitions are not only for two-year colleges like ours,” said Terry Cullum, MCC Information Systems Technology Program instructor and Phi Beta Lambda, Information Systems Technology, lead adviser, “but also for four-year colleges and universities as well

“Over the years, our program has consistently placed in the Top 10 at the national conference and this year has been no different,” he added.


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