SM West BPA Students Qualify for National Competition

Ethan Brewer and Annie Rinne

This weekend the Shawnee Mission West Chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) participated in the state business competition in Wichita, KS.  The competition lasted three days and students were able to compete in a variety of events pertaining to business and computer technology.  Seventeen Shawnee Mission West students competed against over 585 other students from Kansas.

Of the 17 students, ten were recognized at the awards ceremony and 5 have qualified to go on to the National Leadership Conference which will be held in Boston, MA in May.

Below are the results of the competitions:

Zane Teague (National Qualifier)            2nd Place-Advanced Office Systems
4th Place-Integrated Office

Ridge Rose (National Qualifier)               6th Place-Integrated Office
4th Place-Global Marketing Team

Hannah Miller (National Qualifier)          4th Place-Desktop Publishing

Gage Person (National Qualifier)           1st Place-Digital Publishing
10th Place-Desktop Publishing

Caroline Fullerton (National Qualifier)    Top Ten-Project Management Open

Jack Hedden                                              6th Place-Spreadsheet Applications
4th Place-Global Marketing Team

Uriel Garcia                                               4th Place-Global Marketing Team

Rachel Lubowicz                                       8th Place-Integrated Office

Nick Sounakhen                                        9th Place-Desktop Publishing

Jared Walker                                             10th Place-Digital Publishing