WHS Students Earn Recognition

Worthington students earn recognition at Minnesota Business Professionals of America conference. Worthington, MN – 8 students from Worthington participated in the annual Minnesota Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference held March 14-16, 2024 at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency with more than 1,100 members competing. During the school year, 1,800 Minnesota BPA student members took part in the organization’s competitive events program, allowing them to compete in nearly 70 events focused in the areas of finance, business administration, management information systems, digital communication & design, and management, marketing & communication. The competitions are designed to prepare students to succeed and assesses real-world business skills and problem solving abilities. After qualifying earlier this year, regional winners put their talents to the test during the State Leadership Conference. Students receiving state recognition include: Kaw Blay – Fundamental Desktop Publishing – 2nd
Kaw Blay – Administrative Support Team – 3rd
Sophie Göhler – Administrative Support Team – 3rd
Alondra Leon Flores – Administrative Support Team – 3rd
Cristina Mireles – Administrative Support Team – 3rd
This May, Kaw Blay, Sophie Göhler, Alondra Leon Flores and Cristina Mireles will compete with thousands of top students from across the United States at the 59th Annual National Leadership Conference – the pinnacle of BPA competition.  Members will travel to Chicago, IL in May.
Business Professionals of America is the leading Career and Technical Student Organization for high school students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. 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. BPA enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, apply learning, connect to business and promote competition. The Minnesota Secondary Association is part of a larger organization comprised of over 50,000 members from 23 United States and Puerto Rico. For more information about Minnesota BPA, please visit www.mnbpa.org.  

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