Northeast PBL students attend Nebraska Fall Leadership Conference

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by amandab  11/19/2018 8:34:22 AM --  OMAHA, NE – Members of Northeast Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) club had the opportunity to build their leadership skills at a statewide conference held in Omaha recently.

Seven Northeast business students traveled to Omaha to Create, Lead and Inspire as they participated in the Nebraska Fall Leadership Conference hosted by PBL.

Northeast students who attended include Shanae Baker, Petersburg; Hunter Bergman, Neligh; Jarret Cerny, Norfolk; Brittney Dederman, Norfolk; Hunter Delaolla, Stanton; Zaine Gallagher, Norfolk; and Madison Reynoldson, Norfolk.

Angie Shaffer, Northeast instructor and PBL advisor, also attended.

“The PBL students had the opportunity to listen to leading experts in the business field and interact with them on a one-on-one basis. This networking experience will prove beneficial for their career search.”

The conference kicked off in Gretna at restaurant LOCAL, where Johanna Boston, chief marketing officer for Nebraska Crossing Outlet Mall, gave a presentation. Alec Gorynski, vice president of community development and corporate philanthropy for First National Bank, delivered the event’s keynote address on Omaha’s Gallup Campus.

The students also attended a networking luncheon that included 19 business professionals from Gallup, Tabitha, Cognitive Clinical Trials, Conagra, INSPRO Insurance, Sandhills Publishing, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, First State Insurance Agency, Valmont Industries and Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska.

About Nebraska PBL

Nebraska PBL is part of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc., the premier student business organization, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter million members and advisers in over 6,500 active middle school, high school, and college chapters worldwide. FBLA-PBL’s mission is to inspire and prepare students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences. For more information, visit





Members of Northeast Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) club traveled to Omaha recently for the Nebraska Fall Leadership Conference hosted by PBL. Pictured (front row, l-r) are Shanae Baker, Brittney Dederman and Jarret Cerny. In the back row are Hunter Bergman, Zaine Gallagher and Hunter Delaolla.


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