Business Professionals of America (BPA)


2018 State BPA Results

 


Benson students earn recognition at Minnesota Business Professionals of America conference.

 

Benson, MN - 59 students from Benson participated in the annual Minnesota Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference in

Minneapolis, MN, March 8-10, 2018.

 

During the school year, approximately 1,800 Minnesota BPA student members take part in the organization’s competitive events program, allowing them to compete in nearly 60 events focused in the areas of finance, business administration, management information systems, digital communication & design, and management, marketing & communication. The competitions are designed to prepare students to succeed and assesses real-world business skills and problem solving abilities. After qualifying earlier this year, regional winners put their talents to the test during the State Leadership Conference.

 

Students receiving state recognition include:

 

Mariah Ahrndt – Integrated Office Applications – 1st

 

Mariah Ahrndt – Database Applications – 1st

 

Grace Arnold – Digital Publishing – 1st

 

Josie Connelly – Integrated Office Applications – 4th

 

Henry Dammeyer – Advanced Word Processing – 3rd

 

Erin Dubbels – Advanced Office Systems and Procedures – 2nd

 

Erin Dubbels – Business Law and Ethics – 3rd

 

Madison Gelhar – Administrative Support Team – 2nd

 

Jacquelyn Hanson – Advanced Spreadsheet Applications – 2nd

 

Jacquelyn Hanson – Administrative Support Team – 2nd

 

Olivia Hoffman – Digital Publishing – 2nd

 

Stacy Johnson – Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications – 4th

 

Brenna Knutson – Advanced Office Systems and Procedures – 4th

 

JayEven McGee – Computer Security – 5th

 

Leah Molden – Advanced Word Processing – 1st

 

Sarah Rosenbrook – Advanced Spreadsheet Applications – 5th

 

Matilyn Short – Administrative Support Team – 2nd

 

Katelyn Tolifson – Administrative Support Team – 2nd

 

Cassidy Vergin – Advanced Spreadsheet Applications – 3rd

 

The following students earned Honorable Mention include:

 

Gracie Mulder – Fundamental Word Processing

 

Addison Doscher – Digital Publishing

 

Grace Arnold, Addison Doscher, Emma Heinzig, Olivia Hoffman – Video Production Team

 

This May, Stacy Johnson, Grace Arnold, Olivia Hoffman, Henry Dammeyer, Mariah Ahrndt, Josie Connelly, Erin Dubbels, Brenna Knutson, JayEven McGee, Jacquelyn Hanson, Cassidy Vergin, Sarah Rosenbrook, Madison Gelhar, Matilyn Short, Katelyn Tolifson, Addison Doscher and Gracie Mulder will travel to Dallas, TX to compete with 5,500 top students from across the United States at the 52nd Annual National Leadership Conference – the pinnacle of BPA competition.

 

ABOUT MINNESOTA BPA:

Business Professionals of America is the leading Career and Technical Student Organization for high school students pursuing careers in business

management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. The mission of Business Professionals of America is to

contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills. BPA

enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, apply learning, connect

to business and promote competition.

 

The Minnesota Secondary Association is part of a larger organization comprised of over 34,000 members from 23 United States and Puerto Rico. For more information about Minnesota BPA, please visit www.mnbpa.org.

 

Upcoming Dates
National Competition - Wednesday-Sunday, May 9-13, 2018


 


Contact: Kendra Razink, BPA Advisor
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