West High BPA participants claim national tickets

Many West Students placed highly in the State Competition for BPA on Feb. 19-21.

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Photo from Anna Jacoby

Anna Jacoby and Hannah Luce pose with their awards from BPA state.

Fenna Semken, Managing Editor, News Editor

Over the past few days, students participating in Business Professionals of America (BPA) at West traveled to their annual state competition. Many members of the club were awarded with the chance to attend the national competition in Orlando, FL. See who qualified below:

Rachel Meyer- State Champion in Extemporaneous Speaking, Second Place Finish in Advanced Interview Skills

Shaye Shelton- State Champion in Human Resource Management, State Champion in Advanced Interview Skills

AJ Meyer- Second Place Finish in Entrepreneurship

Ryan Braverman- Third Place Finish in Entrepreneurship

Liam Terry- Second Place Finish in Payroll Accounting

Irena Charles- State Champion in Accounting Team Event

Joe Briddle- State Champion in Accounting Team Event, State BPA Vice President 

Ryan DeKeyser- State Champion in Accounting Team Event

Antonio Clipperton- State Champion in Small Business Management Team Event

Anna Jacoby- Second Place Finish in Human Resource Management, State Champion in Small Business Management Team Event