Five Louisburg College Students Take the Win at PBL State Competition

LOUISBURG, NC – Louisburg College is pleased to announce that five students won first place in their respective categories at the state Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) business fraternity conference, held April 11-13 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Louisburg PBL chapter members competed against students from both two-year and four-year colleges. The following members placed at the state level:

1st         Emerging Business Issues (Team)
             John McGillicuddy & Joe McGillicuddy

1st         Integrated Marketing Campaign (Team)
              Kyle May & Abdul Caesar

1st         Help Desk
              Aaron Adams

2nd        Contemporary Sports Issues
              Adam Dickens

2nd        Integrated Marketing Campaign (Team)
               Josh Allison, Clayton Stewart, & Kate Crockett

3rd         Contemporary Sports Issues
              James Baiye

3rd        Sales Presentation
             Joe McGillicuddy

3rd         Sports Management & Marketing
              Adam Dickens

4th         Impromptu Speaking
              John McGillicuddy

4th         Sales Presentation
               Kyle May

5th         Emerging Business Issues (Team)
              Josh Allison & Abdul Caesar

6th         Client Service
               Calan Austin 

6th         Impromptu Speaking
              James Baiye

7th         Sports Management & Marketing
              Calan Austin

8th         International Marketing
              Kriss Wade

Nine Louisburg students will continue on to the PBL National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California this summer. The Louisburg College chapter was also recognized as a “Gold Star Chapter” and honored with the Terry Lowrance Leadership Award.

About Louisburg College
Related by faith to The United Methodist Church, Louisburg College is the oldest two-year residential college in the nation, and the only one in North Carolina. With a student body of 700 students, over 90 percent of Louisburg graduates continue their education at four-year schools. Learn more at