Six qualify for BPA nationals

The following students placed in this week’s Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference:


 Financial Analyst Team

State Champions–Irving Salinas, Chaz Stringer, Destinee Thornton  (National Qualifiers)


Payroll  Accounting

7th Place–Heather Metcalf

6th Place–Irving Salinas


Extemporaneous Speech

State Runner-Up–Connie Brahm (National Qualifier)


Fundamentals of Web Design

8th Place–Max Pugh

5th Place–Amanda Echegaray (National Qualifier)

3rd Place–Brandon Freeman  (National Qualifier)

State Runner-Up–Stephanie Wallace (National Qualifier)


JAVA Programming

9th Place–Brandon Freeman


 SQL Database Fundamentals

3rd Place–Stephanie Wallace (National Qualifier)


 Personal Financial Management Concepts (Open Event)

7th Place–Paul Mason


Administrative Support Concepts (Open Event)

10th Place–Kabrina Wallace


Computer Programming Concepts (Open Event)

8th Place–Stephanie Wallace

4th Place–Brandon Freeman


Business Meeting Management (Open Event)

State Champion–Connie Brahm


Statesman TORCH Award Recipients

-Connie Brahm

-Jessica Martinez-Margarito

-Max Pugh

-Irving Salinas

-Destinee Thornton

-Stephanie Wallace


Ben Davis BPA All-Star

-Stephanie Wallace



Member Recruiter Award

-Irving Salinas

-Destinee Thornton


Chapter Awards–Quality Chapter Distinction, Special Olympics Award, Marketing & Public Relations Award

Special congratulations to business teacher Debbie Davidson on earning the very prestigious BPA  Distinguished Service Award!