BPA Students Earn 66 "Top 5" Finishes at State Competition

 

Students from the South Central College (SCC) Faribault and North Mankato chapters of Business Professionals of America (BPA) attended the 2017 State Leadership Conference February 23 - 25. Delegates from across the state participated in general sessions and competitive events, with all of the SCC students attending receiving one or more awards. 

The South Central Colleges students who competed are in the following SCC programs: Accounting, Business Management, Multimedia Technology, Office Administration & Technology and Liberal Arts & Sciences.

The following SCC students placed in the Top 5 in their categories. Those placing in the top five in individual events or in the top two in team events are eligible to compete at the National Leadership Conference May 10 - 14 in Orlando, FL.

SCC BPA Faribault Chapter Members with Top 5 Finishes and their Hometowns

Hamdi Abdi (from Owatonna): Ethics and Professionalism 2nd Place

Jacob Delesha (from Faribault): Advanced College Accounting 2nd Place, Managerial Accounting 2nd Place, Federal Income Tax Accounting 4th Place, College Payroll Accounting 5th Place

Leila Parkos (from Owatonna): Basic Office Systems and Procedures 2nd Place

Joye Stallman (from Owatonna): Fundamental Desktop Publishing 1st Place, Advanced Spreadsheet Applications 1st Place, Advanced Office Systems and Procedures 4th Place, Advanced Word Processing 5th Place

Kaelen Kurtzweil (from Faribault): Advanced Spreadsheet Applications 4th Place, Human Services Management 5th Place

Taylor Nordmeyer (from Faribault): Entrepreneurship 1st Place, Interview Skills 5th Place

                                                                                       

SCC North Mankato Campus BPA Chapter Members with Top 5 Finishes and their Hometowns

Amanda Anez (from New Richmond, WI): Video Production Team 1st Place

Abdul Aziz (from St. Peter): Contemporary Issues 2nd Place, Business Law and Ethics 3rd Place, Management/Marketing/Human Resources 3rd Place, Project Management 3rd Place, Ethics and Professionalism 4th Place

Martin Boye (from North Mankato): Financial Analyst Team 1st Place, Interview Skills 3rd Place

Morgan Edwards (from Waseca): Intermediate Word Processing 5th Place

Gabrielle Ellertson (from Mankato): Financial Analyst Team 1st Place, Management/Marketing/Human Resources 2nd Place, College Accounting 4th Place, Project Management 4th Place

Antonio Figueroa (from Le Center): Presentation Management Team 1st Place, Small Business Management Team 2nd Place

Ross Hoseck (from Mankato): Human Resources Management 1st Place

Jessica Mock (from North Mankato): Advanced College Accounting 1st Place, College Payroll Accounting 1st Place, Managerial Accounting 1st Place, Financial Analyst Team 1st Place, Advanced Interview Skills 1st Place, Management/Marketing/Human Resources 5th Place

Berlyn Olson (from Janesville): Presentation Management Team 1st Place, Small Business Management Team 2nd Place, Advanced Spreadsheet Applications 3rd Place

Austin Oropeza (from Mankato): Video Production Team 1st Place

Khanh Pham (from North Mankato): College Accounting 1st Place, Federal Income Tax Accounting 1st Place, Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications 1st Place, College Payroll Accounting 2nd Place, Financial Analyst Team 2nd Place, Personal Financial Management 3rd Place, Accounting Mathematics Concepts 3rd Place, Administrative Support Concepts 3rd Place, Business Law and Ethics 4th Place

Amanda Rodenwal (from St. Peter): Financial Analyst Team 2nd Place, Accounting Mathematics Concepts 4th Place, Business Law and Ethics 5th Place, Ethics and Professionalism 5th Place

Erin Schreiber (from Mankato): Banking and Finance 1st Place, Financial Analyst Team 1st Place

Austin Swain (from Mankato): Video Production Team 1st Place

Reva Strunk (from Waseca): Video Production Team 1st Place

Jaden Thomson (from Elysian): College Accounting 2nd Place, Personal Financial Management 2nd Place, Financial Analyst Team 2nd Place, Fundamental Word Processing 2nd Place, Federal Income Tax Accounting 3rd Place, Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications 3rd Place, Accounting Mathematics Concepts 5th Place

Matthew White (from Mankato): Presentation Management Team 1st Place, Small Business Management Team 2nd Place

Business Professionals of America is a national organization for college, high school, and middle school students preparing for careers in business and information technology. The organization’s activities and programs complement classroom instruction by giving students practical experience through application of the skills learned at school. Business Professionals of America acts as a cohesive agent in the nation-wide networking of education and business and industry.  BPA is contributing to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.

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