CPHS business team headed to state conference
Provided to the Star February 12, 2013 11:38AM
Updated: February 12, 2013 12:08PM
The Business Professionals of America chapter at Crown Point High School has qualified to compete in the State Leadership Conference to be held in Indianapolis March 10, 11 and 12.
On Saturday, Jan. 12, the team participated in the District Leadership Conference competition held at Lake Central High School.
Students with the top scores in each event progress to the state leadership competition where over 2,000 BPA student members will compete.
Advisor Mary Bachnak said, “This year, we had a diverse group of events and everyone performed at their best. Whether they qualified for the state competition or not, it is a terrific learning experience for everyone.”
Qualifying students are Hayley Bordui, Fundamental Accounting; Sam Beishuizen, Legal Office Procedures; Zoie Matthews, Michael Hillyard, Steven Medina and Joe Ising, Economic Research Project Team; Sarah Reed, Human Resource Management; Shelby Kiger, Alicia Perez, Nick Zaberdac, Global Marketing Team; Alicia Perez, Presentation Management Individual; Caroline Doolin, George Mirabella, Andre Hatami, Small Business management Team; Rhythm Dhillon, Kathy Cacovski and Christina Tran, Presentation Management Team.
Other participants included Vanessa Haro, Extemporaneous Speech and Interview Skills; and Steven Medina, Prepared Speech.
Students are seeking sponsors to raise funds for the State Leadership Conference.
Anyone interested in sponsoring a student or donating toward their efforts can send any donation amount to Mary Bachnak, Crown Point High School, 1500 S. Main St., Crown Point, IN 46307. Checks should be made payable to C.P.H.S. BPA.