25 HS and MS Students to Attend Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA

|25 HS and MS Students to Attend Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA

25 HS and MS Students to Attend Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA

Students from the High School and Middle School Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapters will attend the 2023 BPA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California, April 26–30. These students have put in a lot of work and time to earn the priviledge of competing at this conference.

The conference will bring together an estimated six thousand delegates from across the country to vie for top honors in business and information technology skills competitions, attend leadership and professional development workshops, receive awards for community service activities and elect BPA’s 2023–2024 national student leadership team.

“For students and chapter advisors attending the National Leadership Conference, the event is the culmination of a year’s work,” said Steven J. Mitchell, BPA’s executive director/CEO. “We can’t wait to celebrate these students for the energy they have devoted to advancing to nationals in competitive events, sharpening their leadership and career skills and contributing to community betterment through service.”

The students attending the National Conference are:

High School Students Middle School Students

Carly Bennett1)Personal FinancePhoebe Gayle1)Video Production Team 2)Digital Citizenship
Molly Wrightsman1)Intermediate WordBrooklynn Osborn1)Video Production Team 2)Digital Citizenship
Ava Cole1)Advanced Interview SkillsBraylee Hankinson1)Video Production Team
Preston Asher1)Payroll Accounting
2)Health Administration Procedures
Skyler King1)Video Production Team
2) Extemporaneous Speech
Aiden Furnish1)Extemporaneous Speech 2)Economic Research TeamEden Byrd1)Presentation Management Team
Cooper Todd1)Database Applications 2)Economic Research TeamEva Hicks1)Presentation Management Team
Carson Byrd1)Integrated Office Applications 2)Economic Research TeamCaleb Byrd1)Presentation Management Team
Bradley Romans1)Economic Research TeamPayton Stow1) Prepared Speech
Camden Craig1)Podcast Production TeamMiley Stroud1)Prepared Speech
Roman Hite1)Podcast Production TeamHayden Scudder1)Word Processing 2)Digital Citizenship
Derek Hoskins1)Podcast Production TeamCasen Haskell1)Financial Literacy 2)Extemporaneous Speech
Evan Bosaw1)Website Design Team  The folowing students qualified for Nationals but will not be attending
Logan Crepin1)Website Design Team Jayla Hoskins 1)Presentation Management Team
Aaryan Soni1)Website Design Team Mallory Bear 1)Financial Literacy 2)Digital Citizenship

“BPA plays an integral part in our school culture by cultivating and preparing our students for lifelong learning and success.  It plays a vital role in teaching professionalism and confidence which are essential characteristics for future success.” -Middle School Principal Mark Boggs

The 2023 National Leadership Conference presenting sponsor is Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery, and program management services. Conference attendees can obtain valuable industry certifications during the during the event.

While in Anaheim, participants will also have opportunities to network with other BPA members and business leaders, visit famous Southern California attractions and participate in community service activities.

The conference’s opening session on April 26 and awards ceremonies on April 28 and 29 will be streamed live online at www.thinkcybis.com/bpa-live/.

About Business Professionals of America

Business Professionals of America (BPA) is the premier Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for middle, high school and college/university students preparing for careers in business and information technology. BPA provides opportunities for growth through education, competitive events, leadership development and community service. The organization has more than 46,000 members in schools in the United States and China. Learn more at www.bpa.org.

HS Advisor: Kodi Thayer- [email protected] and Natalie Wheeler- [email protected]

MS Advisor: Angela Grubbs- [email protected]


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