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January 23, 2013

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Texas High School Business Professionals of America Students Earn Medals Named State Qualifiers during Leadership Conference

Texarkana, TX – Texas High School student members of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) Chapter recently participated in the Area I, Region III Leadership Conference held on January 19 at Heritage High School in Frisco, TX.

Five students were named State Qualifiers and will compete in the State competition February 27 – March 2 in Houston, TX. Two students earned State Alternate titles and one student received the Diplomat Torch Award. They are:

STATE QUALIFIERS
Nick Sehy – 1st Place State Qualifier – Economics Research Project

Chris Keith & Nick Sehy – 1st Place – Global Marketing Team

Jordan Stovall – 3rd Place – Systems Administration Using CISCO

Linette Westley – 3rd Place – Computer Network Technology

 

 

STATE ALTERNATES
Keyerra Harfield & Breana Hayes – 3rd Place – Web Site Design Team

 

DIPLOMAT TORCH AWARD
Nick Sehy - This program frames and guides a BPA member’s leadership and service to their chapter and community. Students complete activities and must earn a minimum of 30 points in each of the seven Torch categories – Leadership; Service; Cooperation; Knowledge; Friendship; Love, Hope, Faith; and Patriotism.

The mission of Business Professionals of America is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills.

PICTURE IDENTIFICATION: Left to Right
Breana Hayes, Jordan Stovall, Nick Sehy, Chris Keith, Linette Westley, Keyerra Harfield

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