BPA students capture regional event

Back in January, 22 Clarkston High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) members competed virtually at the Michigan BPA Region 4 Conference, partaking in a variety of events ranging from Java and C++ programming, to computer networking, to accounting and finance, to interview skills.
Overall, Clarkston students placed in the top four in 21 different events.
“Even with BPA being completely virtual this year, I’m proud of the team’s continued hard work to succeed in their events,” said Nathan Dimmer, CHS BPA president. “I’m excited about our team’s bright prospects at States.”
The following students qualified to move on to the virtual BPA State Leadership Conference later this month:
Hunter Bogar: third place in Business Spelling, fourth place in Financial Math & Analysis
Martin Cordoba: second place in C# Programming
Nathan Dimmer: first place in Computer Network Technology, first place in Java Programming
Gavin Donchez: second place in Entrepreneurship
Noah Fasczewski: fourth place in Business Law & Ethics
Meghan Finnerty: first place in Computer Security, fourth place in Java Programming
Ben Garvin: first place in C++ Programming, second place in Computer Programming Concepts, second place in Information Technology Concepts
Evan Hackstock: first place in Extemporaneous Speech
Reagan Hakala: first place in Financial Analyst Team, third place in Prepared Speech
Julia Heilman: first place in Financial Analyst Team
Cameron Hempton: third place in Health Administration Procedures
Alex Moscone: fourth place in Banking & Finance
Phoebe Savoie: second place in Extemporaneous Speech, first place in Financial Analyst Team
Andrew Sesti: first place in Personal Financial Management
Jacob Zelinski: first place in Payroll Accounting
Business Professionals of America started in 1966. BPA has more than 45,000 members (middle school through college levels) in over 1,800 chapters across 25 states and Puerto Rico.

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