A total of 90 participants were brought together from Arizona State University, Embry-Riddle, Eastern Arizona College, Northern Arizona University Extended Campus, Virtual Members and Central Arizona College.
The CAC Business Club Academic Team attending included: Brendin Bair (Casa Grande Union High School), Marquise Oaks (Coolidge High School), Andreas Pasqual (Baboquivari High School), Christian Collett (Maricopa High School), Gerardo Lona (Coolidge High School), Alysha Kulp (Casa Grande Union High School), Shirley Guiterrez (Casa Grande Union High School), Daniel De La Huerta (Shadow Ridge High School), Kenneth Martinez (New York), Deontae Williamson (Bassett High School) and Miguel Ramirez (Casa Grande Union High School).
CAC Chapter Membership Competition Winners included:
- 1st Place Business Law, Andreas Pasqual
- 1st Place Cyber Security, Christian Collette
- 1st Place Telecommunications, Shirley Guiterrez
- 1st Place Justice Administration, Andreas Pasqual
- 2nd Place Marketing Concepts, Miguel Ramirez
- 2nd Place Networking Concepts, Kenneth Martinez
- 2nd Place Parliamentary Procedure, Andreas Pasqual
- 2nd Place Word Processing, Alysha Kulp
- 3rd Place Accounting Principles, Gerardo Lona
- 3rd Place Telecommunications, Deontae Williamson
- 3rd Place Computer Concepts, Brendin Bair
- 3rd Place Help Desk, Shirley Guiterrez
CAC Chapter Events included:
- Best Chapter Scrapbook Event prepared by Chapter Secretary Alysha Kulp showcasing the most active community service, networking, professional development and competition events and activities throughout the school year.
- First place Community Service Project prepared by Chapter Treasurer Miguel Ramirez for participation in the Governor’s Arizona Summit on Service-Learning and Volunteerism hosted by CAC.
Additional special recognitions included:
- First place in Largest Increase in Chapter Membership.
- Brendin Bair being elected as the PBL State Executive Vice President.
- Gayle Haro received the Outstanding State of Arizona Local PBL Chapter Advisor Award.
Placing at the Arizona PBL Student Leadership Conference and the Collegiate DECA Student Leadership Conference held in February was the determining factor in the Business Club members’ advancement to attend the National Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference to be held in San Antonio, Texas, June 24-27.
The Business Club is open to all college majors wishing to pursue college and industry networking, career and professional development, service learning and state and national competition in business related events.