Joplin, MO (SNS) – As students return to campus for the start of the Fall 2015 semester, one group of business students at Missouri Southern State University are reflecting upon their summer experiences at a national conference.

Members of Phi Beta Lambda – the collegiate equivalent of Future Business Leaders of America – attended a national leadership conference this summer, receiving some national recognition. The upcoming “Newsmakers” interview program on KGCS features two student members, Kyle Prisock and Emalee Smith. They share their experiences, and explain how the organization helps students network and strengthen their skills.

The interview will air the following times:

Sunday, Aug. 16 – 5:30 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 17 – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 18 –9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 19 – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 20 – 5:30 p.m.

The program will also air at 5 a.m. on KOAM-TV at on Saturday, Aug.23. It can also be viewed on the KGCS YouTube channel at

“Newsmakers” is produced by KGCS-TV, a service of the Department of Communication at Missouri Southern.  Broadcast programming may be seen over the air on digital channel 22 and on regional cable television systems.