UNOH Students Place at National BPA Contest

Posted on Friday, May 22, 2015

Seven University of Northwestern Ohio students and their advisor traveled to Anaheim, California for this year’s Business Professionals of America’s National Contest held May 5th through May 10th, 2015.  More than 5,000 students from across the nation competed at this year’s BPA National Conference.  All seven students made at least one final event.  Two UNOH students placed within the top 3 in the nation in individual events.  Overall, UNOH had finalists in 12 of 21 competitive events.  All seven members won or placed in State level events which qualified them to participate at the National Leadership Conference in California.  The National competition results include:

First Place:

Ethics and Professionalism: Ashleigh Mangini – Lima, Ohio

Third Place:

Basic Office Systems: Nikki Holcomb – Gomer, Ohio


Microsoft Technology Associate: Eric Lochtefeld – Celina, Ohio


Business Professionals of America is a not-for-profit, co-curricular educational association of student members preparing for careers in business.  The Business Professionals of America organization, formed in 1966, seeks to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.  Currently, there are more than 600 BPA chapters nationwide at the College/University level. Ten chapters exist in the State of Ohio.

Category: Business, Health, and Occupational Professions, Campus & Community

Keywords: BPA

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