BPA

BPA is Business Professionals of America. It is a student organization whose goal is to improve leadership abilities, provide opportunities for students to compete in a variety of business categories, and serve the community.

BPA Pledge
We are met in a spirit of friendship and goodwill as we prepare for careers in a world-class workforce. We work together to develop professionalism and leadership through Business Professionals of America and pledge our loyalty to our nation.
 
Projects in which BPA is involved:
  • Concession Stand (fundraiser)
  • Cookie Sales (fundraiser)
  • Community Service Projects (ditch cleaning, etc.)
  • 3 point shooting contest at home basketball games
  • Pie Sales (Thanksgiving & Easter)
  • Competitions (Regionals-Alex Tech / State-Minneapolis / Nationals-Anaheim, CA)
  • Torch Award Activities-7 Categories-(1) Leadership (2) Service (3) Cooperation (4) Knowledge (5) Friendship (6) Love, Hope, Faith (7) Patriotism
BPA Competitions And/Or Meetings
  • Alex Technical College
    • September 2018
    •  Mrs. Dorn & 2 BPA officers
    •  Talk about Reginals Competitions in January
    •  Vote for Region 7 officers
    •  Choose Voting Delegates for Region 7
  • Fall Leadership Conference
    • October 28 & 29, 2018 - Hyatt Regency Mpls.
  •  Regional Competition
    •  January 2019
    •  1 day competition in Alexandria
    •  Students compete in their chosen categories
    •  Those who place in the top 3-5 advance to the state conference
    •  Torch Awards-those with 10 points in each area will be awarded the "Executive" award along with a pin and a certificate
    •  Torch Awards-those with 30 points in each area will be awarded the "Diplomat" award along with a pin and a certificate
  • State Competition
    • March 7-9, 2019 – Hyatt Regency Mpls.
  • National Competition
    • May 1-5, 2019 – Anaheim, CA