RICHMOND, IN December 14, 2017 – Twenty-three students from Richmond High School have qualified for the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference in Indianapolis on March 11-13, 2018. The Richmond High School students won this opportunity by presenting strong knowledge of 21st century business skills at the regionals competition. Skills they presented varied from interview skills, entrepreneurship, banking and finance, information technology and prepared speaking. The Richmond High School BPA regional leadership conference results are as follows:

  • Yuyang Bai: 2nd Place – Financial Math & Analysis; 2nd Place – Administrative Support Team; 2nd Place – Entrepreneurship; 3rd Place – Computer Programming Concepts; 8th Place – Management, Marketing & Human Resources.
  • Naomi Carter: 2nd Place – Broadcast News Team; State Event – Virtual Start-Up Enterprise.
  • Kei’Shaun Clemons: 1st Place – Presentation Management Team; 5th Place – Computer Security.
  • Kelsey Green: 5th Place – Fundamental Word Processing.
  • Zakyra Fox-Holland: 4th Place – Entrepreneurship.
  • Madeline Freeman: 1st Place – Advance Office Procedures; 2nd Place – Intermediate Word Processing; 5th Place – Management, Marketing & Human Resources.
  • Camille Golay: 1st Place – Presentation Management Team; 3rd Place – Entrepreneurship; State Event – Virtual Presentation Team.
  • Hunter Haskett: 1st Place – Management, Marketing & Human Resources; 2nd Place – Administrative Support Concepts; 2nd Place – Administrative Support Team; 5th Place – Prepared Speech; State Event – Virtual Promotional Photography.
  • Trista Johnson: 2nd Place – Administrative Support Team; 7th Place – Financial Math & Analysis.
  • Karalyn Kramer: 1st Place – Global Marketing Team; 9th Place – Legal Office Procedures; State Event – Virtual Start-Up Enterprise.
  • Amaryse Martinez: 1st Place – Desktop Publishing; 6th Place – Financial Math & Analysis; 6th Place – Administrative Support Concepts; 7th Place – Fundamental Word Processing.
  • Gabriel Meyer: 2nd Place – Computer Programming Concepts; 2nd Place – Informational Technology Concepts; 2nd Place – Computer Network Technology; 4th Place – PC Servicing & Troubleshooting.
  • Dylan Muse: 1st Place – Business Meeting Management; 1st Place – Small Business Management Team; 5th Place – Financial Math & Analysis; 6th Place – Fundamental Accounting; State Event – Virtual Start-Up Enterprise.
  • Jayla Potter: 2nd Place – Broadcast News Team; 4th Place – Desktop Publishing; State Event – Virtual Promotional Photography.
  • Evan Puterbaugh: 1st Place – Computer Programming Concepts; 1st Place – Information Technology Concepts; 2nd Place – Java Programming; 5th Place – Fundamental of Web Design.
  • Chase Sartain: 1st Place – Java Programming; 1st Place – Small Business Management Team; 3rd Place – Informational Technology Concepts; 3rd Place – Business Meeting Management; State Event – Virtual Start-Up Enterprise.
  • Owen Shaw: 1st Place – Small Business Management Team; 2nd Place – Management, Marketing & Human Resources; 3rd Place – Spreadsheet Applications; 10th Place – Informational Technology Concepts; State Event – Virtual Start-Up Enterprise.
  • Hannah Sluis: 2nd Place – Administrative Support Team; 3rd Place – Administrative Support Concepts; 4th Place – Interview Skills.
  • Emma Socey: 1st Place – Fundamental of Web Design; 2nd Place – Graphic Design Promotion; State Event – Virtual Promotional Photography.
  • Hannah Stiffler: 1st Place – Global Marketing Team; 5th Place – Legal Office Procedures
  • Joshua Watson: 1st Place – Systems Admin using CISCO; 6th Place – PC Servicing & Troubleshooting.
  • Duncan Weber: 7th Place – PC Servicing & Troubleshooting; State Event – SQL Database.
  • Elizabeth Weber: 1st Place – Financial Math & Analysis; 1st Place – Presentation Management; 2nd Place – Spreadsheet Applications; State Event – Virtual Presentation Team.
  • Kyleeanne Wood: 2nd Place – Business Law and Ethics; 3rd Place- Management, Marketing & Human Resources; 4th Place – Financial Math & Analysis; 6th Place – Legal Office Procedures; 10th Place – Parliamentary Procedures.

Business Professionals of America is a national organization for middle school, high school and college students who are learning about business. The organization’s activities and programs complement classroom instruction by giving students practical experience through the application of skills learned at school.