Boucher receives Leadership Award

Thu Apr 26, 2018 at 01:11 PM

Jennifer BoucherHarrison’s Jennifer Boucher was selected by the North Arkansas College Business & IT faculty members to receive the 2018 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Student Leadership Award.  Jennifer was presented with a plaque and recognized at the Kappa Beta Delta Initiation and Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) awards ceremony held on April 23 in the Durand Center.

The award came as a total surprise, Jennifer says “I was so shocked! I cried! I was blown away. It is such an honor to receive this award!”

The ACBSP Student Leadership Award was created in order to recognize academic quality and student leadership. This award is unique to Northark as no other business school accrediting body has an award like it.

Jennifer has been a PBL member who has participated in state competitions for the last three years. In 2016, she won first place in the state of Arkansas in the Future Business Educator event. A year later, she was a member of a team that won first place in Arkansas for the Community Service Project and also placed 5th place in Business Communication for 2-year schools and 5th place in Computer Applications for 2-year schools. This year, she won 3rd place in Retail Management in Arkansas and will represent North Arkansas College and the state of Arkansas at the National Leadership Conference in Baltimore this summer.

She has served as the 2017 Northark PBL vice president and participates in PBL's activities and fundraising events. She consistently sets a good example for other students in academics and as a PBL member. Jennifer is pursuing an Associate of Science in Business and is currently employed as Payroll Tech in the Northark business office.

She lives in Harrison, with her husband, Matt. They have two children, Ryan, age 21 and Jenna, age 18.

North Arkansas College Business and IT Department is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is the largest accrediting body for business schools in the nation.

North Arkansas College is committed to providing an educational and work environment for its students, faculty, and staff that is free from sexual discrimination including sexual harassment, sexual assault, and sexual violence. No form of sexual discrimination will be tolerated. See the full North Arkansas College Title IX Policy and Procedures for the specific definitions of sexual harassment and sexual violence, including examples of such conduct.