Monday, April 23, 2018

Reynolds Students Win 

at Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conference



Reynolds students along with Professor of Economics Dr. Mel Burton attended the Virginia Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conference held in Richmond April 13 - 15. 14 Virginia colleges and universities participated in the conference and once again, Reynolds students did very well.

The following students received awards: Derrick Tedder, 1st place, Computer Applications; Zachary Green, 2nd place in Macroeconomics and Microeconomics; Anig George, 3rd place in Macroeconomics; Chris Alport, 2nd place in Hospitality Management and 3rd place in Computer Applications. First and Second Place winners will represent Virginia Phi Beta Lambda at the National Leadership Conference in Baltimore, MD in June. Pictured here from left to right: Chris Alport, Jeannine Thorpe holding the trophy for Derek Tedder who was not in attendance, Zachary Green, Dr. Burton, and Anig George.

The Reynolds Phi Beta Lambda Chapter received the Chapter Spotlight for September, 2017 and was recognized as a Virginia PBL Honor Chapter for 2017-2018.  Dr. Burton was named Virginia Phi Beta Lambda Adviser of the Year for 2017-2018 and will be recognized at the National Leadership Conference in June.  

Colleges participating were Everest College, George Mason University, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, James Madison University, John Tyler Community College, Longwood University, New River Community College, Radford University, Southside Virginia Community College, University of Richmond, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia State University and Virginia Tech.

We are very proud of our dedicated and conscientious members and of Dr. Burton for his service to the college and to the students.