|4/2/2021 12:34:00 PM|
Chisago Lakes students represent at BPA state
Chisago Lakes High School students earned recognition at Minnesota Business Professionals of America State conference. Twelve students from Chisago Lakes participated in the annual Minnesota Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference held virtually over the past two weeks. During the school year, 1,200 Minnesota BPA student members take part in the organization's competitive events program, allowing them to compete in events focused in the areas of finance, business administration, management information systems, digital communication and design, and management, marketing and communication.
The competitions are designed to see how well prepared students are, to succeed and assess 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.
Placing in the top 10 at state:
Joshua Abbott-Digital Production
Students receiving state recognition and qualifying for Nationals include:
Shane Hollander – Computer Network Technology – 2nd
Shane Hollander – Computer Security – 2nd
Starling Olson – C++ Programming – 2nd
Starling Olson – Linux Operating System Fundamentals – 1st
Nathaniel Palme – Computer Security – 5th
Alayna Peltola-Health Leadership Presentation-4th
Ashton Pihl – Economic Research Project - Individual – 2nd
Ashton Pihl – Integrated Office Applications – 4th
Sophia Shuga – Legal Office Procedures – 3rd
Sophia Shuga – Payroll Accounting – 3rd
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 compeon.
The Minnesota Secondary Association is part of a larger organization of over 30,000 members from 23 United States and Puerto Rico. For more information about Minnesota BPA, please visit www.mnbpa.org.