July 13, 2024

PBL students place at state

Eight students representing the USU Eastern Phi Beta Lambda program placed at the annual college competition on March 6-7 at the Weber State University’s Davis Campus.
The top finisher for Eastern was Devin Bryner, who won two first place awards: one in business communications and one in justice administration.
Andrew Anderson placed first in personal finance and seventh in accounting principles. According to Henning Olsen, PBL adviser, USU Eastern has placed in the top 10 of accounting principles in 37 of the past 38 years.
Garett Hunt placed first in sports management and marketing and seventh in contemporary sports. ,
Hyeonseok (Chuck) Yang placed first in management concepts, sixth in organizational behavior and leadership, and seventh in international business.
Lucas Giroux placed sixth in marketing concepts and ninth in entrepreneur concepts.
Dixon Woodruff placed fifth in both cyber security and macro economics while Carson Tatton placed ninth in macro economics.
Students placing in the team events included Woodruff, Tatton and Anderson placing third place in business decision making followed by Giroux, Yang and Jonah Blanchfield taking sixth place in the same category.
Woodruff, Tatton and Anderson also placed third in economic analysis and decision making while Giroux, Blanchfield and Yang placed sixth.
Olsen is proud of his competitors and said that all the first place winners could compete at the national convention in Chicago, Ill., June 23-27.