The 2018 Conference Hostesses are Shasta Bennett and Amie Mayhall.

Shasta Bennett and Amie Mayhall are full-time instructors in the Business/Office Careers Department at Olney Central College and have been for the past 16 years. They have also been co-advising the Olney Central College’s Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda for 15 years. Shasta and Amie are often referred to as the “Dynamic Duo” by their peers. Both are graduates of Lake Land College and Eastern Illinois University with degrees in Career & Technical Education with emphasis in Business.


  • taught 2 years of high school
  • has her MBA from EIU
  • member of EIBEA and awards chairperson
  • served as Director of Assessments for IECC
  • Co-authored 2 books for McGraw-Hill


  • first hired-on at Wabash Valley College
  • has her Master’s in Education from U of I
  • member of EIBEA and has held many offices

Amie & Shasta

  • Are the loudest instructors on campus
  • Get roped into doing just about anything for OCC
  • Have offices next door to each other
  • Both have children and like them most of the time
  • Both are actually married
  • Both wear a smile 99% of the time
  • Enjoy having fun, but also making an impact on students