Students earn many honors

Business honor society attends national conference

The DMC Alpha Psi chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma recently won in multiple events at a national competition.

The business honor society group attended the 2018 National Leadership Conference held in Jekyll Island, Georgia.

Monica Chavez-Lozano, Jennifer Martinez, Pedro Lopez, Kim Hughes and Johnny Rodriguez attended with adviser Janie Blankenship, of the business department at DMC. The chapter won multiple awards for various on-site presentations and essay scholarships.

Chapter president Monica Chavez-Lozano won the Cerrone Award, which is presented to a president who successfully rejuvenates a chapter, while Vice President Jennifer Martinez was awarded the Eva Bobrow Memorial Medallion of Excellence Award for coordination and participation of this year’s fundraiser.

Blankenship, who also won for Best Adviser Presentation, said she was proud of the students and what they accomplished.

“This group was representative of what DMC stands for … the best,” Blankenship said. “I am very proud of the group and they were outstanding.”

While at the conference, President Chavez-Lozano was elected as the National President and Vice President Martinez was elected to the Executive Committee.


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