By: Jauslyn Ramirez
BPA or Business Professionals of America is an organization of students striving to become an innovator in career and technical education, providing their members opportunities for growth through education, competition, community service, and personal development.
Mrs. Olivari is the sponsor of the school’s business program and strives to make students better and excel.
BPA members competed at Medina Valley High School for their regional conference this past weekend; Individuals qualifying for state:
Jadyn Swan – Economic Research – 1st place
Elynore Hernandez – Digital Media Production – 1st place
Delanie De La Fuente – Prepared Speech – 1st place
Alexis Ramos – Presentation Individual- 1st place
Stefon Torres – Health Leadership Topics – 1st place
Michaela Anguiano – Administrative Support Project – 1st
Alexandria Balderas – Administrative Support Project – 2nd place
Lauren Miles – Fundamental Word Processing – 2nd place
Bennack Conroy, Elynore Hernandez, Gage Pawelek – Video Production
Team – 1st place
Tanner McDougal, Maribel Cerrillo, Sophie Zeng – Global Marketing Team – 1st place
Adyson Pawelek, Geneve Turner, Isabella Trapp – Presentation Team – 1st place
Other competitors earning State Alternates placings are:
Alejandra Martinez – Banking and Finance – 9th place
Preston Pilgrim – Banking and Finance – 8th place
Alexandria Balderas, Preston Pilgrim – Podcasting Production Team – 3rd place
Emree Adamitz, Sadie Hartmann – Small Business Management Team – 4th place
In addition, Alexandria Balderas has been installed as the next Area 2 Region 2 President!
Starting March 2nd these candidates will travel to Dallas for state to compete their hearts out. Lets go eagles!