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Six SSHS Students Qualify For National BPA Competition

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Six members of the Sulphur Springs High School Business Professionals of America Chapter have qualified for the National BPA Competition in May.

The SSHS BPA students competed in the BPA State Leadership Conference the week of March 1-5 in virtual competitions. Six students scored either in the top five in individual category or top 10 in nonjudged events to qualify them to participate in the National BPA Competition, which will be May 5-9.

Sulphur Springs High School BPA State Leadership Conference participants

“Normally, these students would be traveling to Orlando, Florida. However, this year students will be competing virtually for National Competition. We are excited for these students and their accomplishments this year,” said Jenny Arledge, Director of College & Career Readiness/ Career & Technical Education Director for Sulphur Springs High School.

Stanley Alba qualified by earning top honors in advanced interview skills-associate competition. Jacob Semler earned top honors in intermediate word processing at state.

Emily Atkinson finished second in administrative support project-individual at state and is advancing to national competition.

Talley Brown placed fourth in interview skills while Jessica Snyder earned finished fifth in advanced spreadsheet applications and Jack Bain placed sixth in legal office procedures at the BPA State Leadership Conference.

Congratulations to these students and their sponsors on these achievements.

Author: Faith Huffman

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