SCF Business Students Excel on National Stage

(Bradenton, Fla., July 10, 2018) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) students brought home top awards from the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) National Leadership Conference held in Baltimore Maryland in June.

SCF students, Anne Miller, Jennifer Dolan, Mirco Susan, Ann Wright and Richard Wright, prepared well for the national competition and it showed in the results. These students competed against 1,250 others from colleges and universities across the country as they participated in the Institute for Leaders (IFL) workshops, seminars, conferences.  

SCF students took home the following honors:

  • Anne Miller: first place advertising; second place marketing concepts and eighth management concepts.
  • Jennifer Dolan: first place health care administration
  • Christopher Davis: ninth place project management

SCF had a team of coaches, including Louis O. Okonkwo, who has served as the PBL advisor at SCF Venice and recently retired; Judy Hangartner, Amy Santos and Marina Cosgrove, the new PBL advisor for the SCF Venice chapter.

For more information, contact Cosgrove at or 941-752-5281.

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