BPA sponsor Flo Moore said, “Eleven students from George West High School have spent the last few months perfecting their workplace skills in various business-related events and showcased their expertise at the ‘Building Professionals in America’ conference Overall, the GWHS BPA chapter came away with seven first places, one second, one third and two fourths in the individual events.”
Nine students advanced to the state competition by placing in the top two in judged events or in the top three in graded events. Six of those students will each compete in both an individual and a team event at state. The State Conference will be held in Fort Worth March 2-5.
All students placed in the top four in their events. The results are as follows:
Miranda Weed – First place, Advanced Office Systems & Procedures
Larissa Liska – First place, Prepared Speech
Emma Crawford – First place, Advanced Accounting
Juan Paiz – First place, Payroll Accounting
Wesley Iley – First place, Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications
Joseph Moore – First place, Advanced Spreadsheet Applications
Cody Bartlett – First place, Fundamental Word Processing Skills
Arati Patel – Second place, Basic Office Systems & Procedures
Lauren Cordani – Third place, Medical Office Procedures
Elizabeth Cansino – Fourth place, Advanced Word Processing Skills
Jesse Cansino – Fourth place, Keyboarding
Administrative Support Team, made up of Emma Crawford, Juan Paiz, Arati Patel, and Miranda Weed – First place
Presentation Management Team, made up of Cody Bartlett and Wesley Iley – First place.