It definitely was a great day for Campus High School students at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference held recently in Wichita, as they brought home several first-place finishes and qualified several students for the national competition in May in Orlando, Fla.
“We are very proud of the accomplishments of our students,” Jeremy Willig, Campus BPA adviser, said. “This is the most students CHS has ever sent to the national competition and the most state awards and top finishes CHS has ever received. We look forward to bringing home more titles again this year when we travel to the BPA National Competition in Orlando from May 8 through 12.”
The Network Design Team of Dhonovan Hauserman, Somath Choup, and Darren Reeves brought home first place, as did Justin Lampkin, who won first place in Business Meeting Management, first place in Project Meeting Concepts, fourth place in Fundamental Word Processing Skills; and fifth place in Fundamental Accounting.
Other first-place finishers include Choup (Advanced Spreadsheet Applications), Brady Byers (Computer Network Technology, Computer Programming Concepts, plus second place in Information Technology Concepts and Computer Security), and Bryan Braden (Insurance Concepts, plus second in Computer Network Technology and fourth in PC Servicing and Troubleshooting).
Hauserman: finished first in Systems Administration using Cisco and third in Information Technology Concepts, while Zach Batt brought home first place in Visual Basic Programming and ninth place in PC Servicing and Troubleshooting, Logan Ayer was first in Computer Security and also in Information Technology Concepts, and Bailey Klien won in Graphic Design Promotion.
Matt Miller finished second in Computer Programming Concepts and seventh in PC Servicing and Troubleshooting, while Betsy Burke was third in in Fundamental Desktop Publishing and the Web Design Team of Christian Amposta, Matt Miller, Addum Hoeun, and Cody Richardson also finished third.
Meanwhile, Shawn McIntosh took fourth place in Extemporaneous Speech and Darren Reeves finished fifth in PC Servicing and Troubleshooting.
Campus BPA students will be fundraising to help with the cost of the trip. Any donations can be sent to Campus High School, Attention Jeremy Willig, at 2100 W. 55th Street S., Wichita, KS 67217. Checks should be made payable to Campus High School BPA.
BPA is a career and technical student organization headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. BPA aims to develop leadership, academic, and technological skills in the workplace among students and leaders within the community.