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Students from Thomas College receive honors at business conference


Apr 3, 2024

Five Thomas College students recently competed in the Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) International Business Conference. The students included Dan Brewer, Tanner Herrick, Jade Crowell, Preston Moody, and Addison Landon. They participated in various competitions at the conference held in Orlando, Florida.

At the International Business Conference, Thomas College students excelled and won top awards. The team placed second overall and received third place for their case study presentation. Three students, Preston Moody, Jade Crowell, and Addison Landon, competed in the Knowledge Bowl finals, with Landon finishing in second place. Landon was also recognized as the top individual student performer. The students were coached by Thomas College professors Dr. Rick Saucier and Dr. Jono Anzalone.

The full Thomas College team, consisting of Daniel Brewer, Tanner Herrick, Jade Crowell, Preston Moody, and Addison Landon, competed in various categories including a written case study, a case study presentation, a knowledge bowl, an extemporaneous speech, and a business pitch. Despite facing tough competition with a record number of colleges participating, the Thomas College team impressed many with their exceptional performance.

Dr. Saucier mentioned that the competitions were particularly challenging this year due to the high number of colleges participating. He highlighted how impressed SAM representatives were with the Thomas College students, acknowledging the college’s strong reputation in business management academic circles. This marks the seventh consecutive year that Thomas College students have placed in the SAM competition.

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