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Miami Dade College Students Win Phi Beta Lambda State Awards

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Miami, March 29, 2011 - Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Phi Beta Lambda chapters, representing InterAmerican, Kendall, North, and Wolfson Campuses, won big again at the recent national organization’s 60th Annual State Leadership Conference held in Tampa. MDC competed with students representing 28 colleges and universities in the state, and earned various awards, from first to fifth place, across several categories. MDC’s PBL teams have been perennial winners in local and national competitions.

The national competition will take place in Orlando June 21 – 26.

MDC PBL winners (First – Third Place):

First Place

Jesus Martinez, Kendall Campus

Accounting for Professionals- junior level exam

 

Yasmin Yuen, Kendall Campus

Word Processing     

 

Fahim Hack and Horacio Aguirre, Kendall Campus

Computer Application  

 

Negin Shojaeina, Kendall Campus

Sales Presentation

 

Erich Betancourt and Octavio Alvarez, Kendall Campus

Business Decision Making Kendall

 

Jorge Paez, Gregory Vila and Alex Windleburg, Kendall Campus

Computer Gaming Making

 

Jesus Martinez and Giovanny Alfonso, Kendall Campus (fourth consecutive first place win in this event)

Small Business Management 

 

Sean Wilson, Wolfson Campus

Microeconomics                

 

Second Place 

Ana Mesa, Kendall Campus

Accounting for Professionals - junior level exam                 

 

Ana Mesa, Kendall Campus

Word Processing  

 

Giovanni Lugo, Saul Milian and Negin Shojaeina, Kendall Campus

Emerging Business Issues 

 

Valentina Usquiano, Stephanie Hernandez and Giovanni Castro, Kendall Campus

Free Enterprise Project                                                            

 

Erich Betancourt, Paulina Casado and Gabriel Crespo, Kendall Campus

Community Service                          

 

Valentina Usquiano, Kendall Campus

Annual Business Report        

 

Lauren Cabrera, Gaby Sangiovanni and Mario Martinez, Kendall Campus

Integrated Marketing                       

 

Gabriel Martinez, Daniel Cabrera and Bianca Matheson, Kendall Campus

Management Analysis and Decision Making 

 

Jose Marcos, Andy Rubio and Osvaldo Avila, Kendall Campus

Marketing Analysis and Decision Making 

 

Camila Silva, Osvaldo Avila, Kattie Robleto, and Saskya Cabral, Kendall Campus

Parliamentary Procedure                   

 

Andy Rubio, Kendall Campus

Client Services    

 

Yashi Christopher, Yasmin Yuen and Giovanni Castro, Kendall

Digital Video Production   

 

Sean Wilson, Wolfson Campus

Accounting Principles and Macroeconomics                          

 

Rukhsana Bibi, Wolfson Campus

Job Interview  

 

Ari Pena, InterAmerican Campus

Future Business Teacher  

 

Ezequeil Arredondo, InterAmerican Campus

Parliamentary Procedure                                                  

 

Giuseppe Longo, North Campus

Impromptu Speaking

 

Third Place

Saul Millian, Jr., Kendall Campus

Accounting for Professionals - junior level exam 

 

Jorge Paez, Kendall Campus

Computer Application   

 

Karla Lopez, Kendall Campus

Job Interview                                                                                          

 

Estefania Negrete, Kendall Campus

Impromptu Speaking

 

Mario Martinez, Kendall Campus

Contemporary Sports

 

Fahim Hack, Estefania Negrete and Yasmin Yuen, Kendall Campus

Website Development                    

 

Rukhsana Bibi, Wolfson Campus                         

Accounting Principles                                                                           

 

Sean Bari, Wolfson Campus

Business Communications   

 

Rodrigo Aldorino, Sean Bari, and Michael Millard, Wolfson Campus  

Business Ethics Team                                                                          

 

Stephanie Ramos, North Campus

Management Analysis and Decision Making                                  

 

Cristina Mendietta and Ana Mesa, Kendall Campus

Business Presentation                                                                         

 

Luis Oviedo and Erich Betancourt, Kendall Campus

Desktop Publishing  

 

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611, jmendiet@mdc.edu, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino, 305-237-3949, testorin@mdc.edu, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710, sue.arrowsmith@mdc.edu, media specialist
Tarnell Carroll, 305-237-3359, tcarroll@mdc.edu, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482, arios1@mdc.edu




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