Southeast Arkansas students were among award winners at the 2020 virtual Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference.


Southern Arkansas University’s David F. Rankin College of Business students represented SAU at the conference and received a total of 36 awards, according to a news release.


Honorees include:


• Samantha Satterlee, a senior accounting major from Warren, earned first place in the Forensic Accounting category and fourth place in the Financial Concepts category. Satterlee qualified to represent Arkansas PBL at the PBL National Leadership Conference.


• Kyle Conner, a junior accounting major information systems minor from Star City, earned first place in the Statistical Analysis category and second place in the Forensic Accounting category. Conner qualified to represent Arkansas PBL at the PBL National Leadership Conference.


• Brittany Monk, a junior accounting major from Sheridan, earned second place in the Macroeconomics category. Monk qualified to represent Arkansas PBL at the PBL National Leadership Conference.


At the Spring State Leadership Conference, PBL members compete in more than 55 competitive events to earn the right to represent Arkansas at the National Leadership Conference.


Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a national association of more than 270,000 students interested in careers in business or business education. Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is the collegiate, postsecondary division of the association.