Credit: Contributed photo / Bruce Wassmuth
Grangeville High School BPA (Business Professionals of America) recently competed in regional competition in Lewiston. Members (L-R) are Kortney Sims, Katherine Rockwell, Maicee Conner, Rachel Kelley, Amrit Singh, Holly Forsmann, Danielle Uhlenkott, Hailey Russell, Makenzie Kennedy and Zach Stoner.
As of Tuesday, January 31, 2017
LEWISTON Business professionals in the making recently participated in a regional competition.
On Jan. 20, 10 Grangeville High School students traveled to Lewiston to participate in the Business Professionals of America (BPA) Regional Competition for districts 1 and 2 at Lewis-Clark State College.
From Grangeville, six students advanced to the state level. Senior McKenzie Kennedy placed first in business law and ethics, senior Rachel Kelley was first in extemporary speech, junior Zach Stoner placed first in fundamentals in web design and qualified in basic office systems and procedures. Freshman Danielle Uhlenkott qualified in basic office systems and procedures and junior Amrit Singh qualified in economic research individual.
In open events, the following students qualified for state competition: Kennedy in accounting mathematics concepts, business meeting management concepts, and financial math and analysis concepts; Uhlenkott in account mathematics concepts; Stoner in accounting mathematics concepts; senior Kortney Sims in administrative support concepts and parliamentary procedures; Singh in business meeting management concepts and management, marketing and human resources; and senior Maicee Conner in management, marketing and human resources.
Also attending the event were BPA members senior Katherine Rockwell, junior Hailey Russell and sophomore Holly Forsmann.
State competition will be held in Boise March 9 through 11. Grangeville will be taking the students who qualified for state in competitive events along with members who qualified for state in open events.
The group is advised by GHS business and technology instructor Bruce Wassmuth.