BPA State Leadership Conference

Blue Valley BPA Travel to Compete

The Blue Valley High School Business Professionals of America chapter traveled to Wichita on February 18-20 to participate in 
the BPA State Leadership Conference. A total of 18 members attended the conference.

Megan, Carrie, Jacob, Eli, Kristen, and Ashley qualified for Nationals which will be held in Anaheim, California in May. Kristen placed first in Advanced Word Processing Skills. Carrie placed second in Basic Office Systems and Procedures. Jacob placed third in Keyboarding Production. Ashley placed third and Kristen fourth in Advanced Office Systems and Procedures. Eli placed in the top ten 
in Financial Math & Analysis. Megan placed in the top ten in Parliamentary Procedure Concepts and Administrative Support Concepts. Also placing but not qualifying for Nationals is Taylor, who placed fifth in Graphic Design Promotion. Taylor is an alternate in this event. Another alternate for Nationals is the Administrative Support Team, which consisted of Kara, Annie, Carlyn, and Bailee.

At the SLC we competed in our events, attended opening and closing sessions, were motivated by the keynote speaker, Eddie Slowikowski, relaxed at the social night, and met a lot of new friends. Nationals will be held May 4-9 in Anaheim, California.