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Business Technology Students Will Travel to Dallas, TX to Participate in the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conferencepublished February 23, 2022
Business Technology students from Highland Community College Technical Center (HCCTC) attended the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference February 17-20, 2022 in Wichita. HCCTC Chapter members that attended were: Ciera Bass (Atchison), Delaney Bata (Atchison), Mary Gage (Highland), Aubrey Grippin (Atchison), Rylee Jennings (Effingham), Korin Kimmi (Effingham), Sara Bergman (Atchison), and Carrie Miller, Advisor/Business Instructor.
Students tested their knowledge in many different business related areas. Student placings include: Intermediate Word Processing 1st (Bass), 2nd (Grippin); Integrated Office Applications 1st (Grippin); Basic Office Systems and Procedures 1st (Bass); Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications 1st (Bata); Administrative Support Team 1st (Bass, Gage, Grippin); Business Law & Ethics 1st (Bata); Fundamental Desktop Publishing 1st (Kimmi); Interview Skills 1st (Bergman); Prepared Speech 1st (Bergman)
Students that placed first in their events will be traveling to Dallas, Texas. to attend BPA’s National Leadership Conference, “Go Beyond Your Limits”, May 4-8, 2022. They will join thousands of students from across the nation to participate in national level business skills competitions. Business Professionals of America is an innovator in Career and Technical Education, providing members with opportunities for growth through education, competition, community service, and personal development. With 45,000 members in over 1,800 chapters across 25 states and Puerto Rico, BPA is a co-curricular organization that supports business and information technology educators by offering co-curricular exercises based on national standards.
Picture right to leftt: Korin Kimmi, Sara Bergman, Rylee Jennings, Aubrey Grippin, Ciera Bass, Mary Gage, Delaney Bata