Oct 28, 2010

CJ Club wins 17 trophies

Central Lakes College’s Sigma Delta chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association (Lambda Alpha Epsilon) brought home 17 trophies in the 2010 Region 6 competition held Oct. 15-17 in Indianapolis, Ind. Competing in two divisions based number of student credits earned as well as professional/licensed peace officer categories, four club members represented CLC and finished second among colleges and universities in the seven-state region. The theme of the conference was “Criminologist and Murders in America.” The team of Shane Holtz, Jesse Omberg, and Nicole Roncalli placed first in firearms and second in crime scene investigation among professional competitors. Each captured first in physical agility against competitors in their respective age groups. Omberg, formerly of Aitkin, also won juvenile justice and LAE knowledge against upper division opponents, and Holtz took first in police administration knowledge of the upper division competition. Upper division is for those who have earned 70 credits or more in criminal justice education. CLC student Steve Smith placed first in LAE knowledge lower division, where he also took third in firearms.