Perkinston Campus students win at Phi Beta Lambda national conferenceThree students from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Perkinston Campus won top-10 awards against 1,700 college and university competitors at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas, on June 24-27. Kimberly Farmer, of Gulfport, won first place in Web Site Design, which is only the second time a student from the Perkinston Campus has won first place at the national PBL conference. Farmer graduated in May with an associate’s degree in Web Development Technology.
Chelsey Clark, a Graphic Design Technology and Website Development Technology major, won sixth place in Web Site Design. Clark, of Wiggins, will be a sophomore at Gulf Coast during the 2012-2013 academic year. Both Clark and Janet Rogers, a 2012 Web Development Technology graduate, won seventh place for their Community Service Project. Rogers is from Perkinston.
At the conference, Web Site Design and Community Service Project hold preliminary and final rounds. The students competed on Monday, June 25, in the preliminary round; the top 15 finalists went on to the final round on Tuesday, June 26; and the students competed again. The top 10 winners were announced and presented with awards at the Awards of Excellence program on Wednesday evening, June 27.