Miami Dade College’s Students Excel at Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference

Miami, April 30, 2020 – Continuing its winning tradition, Miami Dade College (MDC) students excelled at this year’s virtual Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference, with students from Homestead, North and Padrón Campuses collecting top awards. The winners will compete at the 2020 PBL National Leadership Conference this summer.

Phi Beta Lambda is the premier collegiate business organization in the country. With dedicated advisors and hard-working officers as its foundation, MDC’s PBL chapter has earned more than a hundred awards in state and national competitions. In addition, PBL embraces a spirit of community service, taking part in numerous fundraisers and charity events throughout the year.

This year’s winners are:


Administrative Technology

Steven Olvera– 1st Place, Homestead Campus


Accounting Analysis & Decision Making

Lisandro Mate and Ineliz Hernandez Ortiz– 1st Place, Homestead Campus


Accounting Principles

Carmen Pages– 1st Place, North Campus


Accounting for Professionals

Carmen Pages – 1st Place, North Campus


Business Ethics Team

Samir Kalouf, Andrea Moran and Enrique Torres– 1st Place, North Campus



Andrea Moran– 1st Place, North Campus


Economic Analysis and Decision-Making Team Event  

Nicholas Perez, Brian Delgado and Ahmed Bharoocha- 1st Place, North Campus


Help Desk     

Natasha Fernandez- 1st Place, North Campus


Job Interview

Jessica Reyes – 1st Place, Homestead Campus


Sales Presentation

John Dean- 1st Place, Homestead Campus


Social Media Challenge Team Event

Angel Diaz and Natasha Fernandez- 1st Place, Homestead Campus


Business Ethics       

Ketsia Severe- 2nd Place, Homestead Campus


Business Presentation Team Event          

Sabrina Kilo and Carmen Pages- 2nd Place, North Campus


Hospitality Management     

Daniel Dass- 2nd Place, North Campus


Justice Administration        

Stephany Tejera- 2nd Place, North Campus



Ahmed Bharooch- 2nd Place, North Campus


Project Management

Enrique Torres- 2nd Place, North Campus



Jaime Jimenez – 2nd Place, Padrón Campus


Accounting for Professionals

Lisandro Mateo- 3rd Place, Homestead Campus


Computer Applications

Samir Kalouf- 3rd Place, North Campus


Financial Concepts  

Natasha Fernandez- 3rd Place, North Campus


Insurance Concepts

Allison Martinez- 3rd Place, North Campus


Justice Administration        

Angel Diaz- 3rd Place, North Campus



Brian Delgado- 3rd Place, North Campus


Marketing Analysis and Decision Making

Jouva Xie- 3rd Place, North Campus