Twelve Wayland Union High School students in the Business Professionals of America chapter brought home the gold last Tuesday at the 2015 Regional Leadership Conference
|Eight Wayland students qualified to represent their school at the state level in March.More than 400 high school business professionals demonstrated business management, marketing and technology skills, and networked with others at Lake Michigan College.
The WHS students in the competition, and their places were:
• Olivia Dubay — first in Administrative Support Team, first in Fundamental Word Processing Skills, first in Administrative Support Concepts, second in Marketing, Management and Human Resources Concepts.
Top students at the state conference will advance to the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., in May.
Through membership in BPA, students gain valuable real world experience as they network with students and business professionals from across the state and nation, better their community through service-learning projects, and compete in demonstrations of their business technology skills on the regional, state and national levels.
PHOTO: Wayland students who competed in the regional BPA conference were (front, from left) Alina Polyakova, Briana Cronk, Christina Nguyen, Annelise Medina, Olivia Dubay, (back) Dav-Lynn Buttner, Nicole Damveld, Madison Anderson, Gerrit Fuller, Kyler Koopman, Jeremy Pletcher and Zach Rybiski. The identity of the photo bombing mascot was not disclosed.