Top Finishes for UNOH Students at Business Professionals of America State Competition

Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The University of Northwestern Ohio chapter of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) claimed 10 first place awards during the 2016 Ohio BPA state competition held February 26th and 27th at Zane State College in Zanesville, Ohio.   All 8 UNOH students who competed qualified for the 2016 National BPA Competition!

UNOH students placed in 20 out of 23 competitive events they entered capturing 10 first place finishes, 8 second place awards, and 2 third place awards in individual and team competition! Eight students in the UNOH chapter of BPA qualified for the national competition, to be held May 5 – May 10 in Boston, Massachusetts during the BPA National Leadership Conference.  The UNOH BPA students are: Aaron Dickerson, Shanna Farler, Paige Lehman, Eric Lochtefeld, Ashleigh Mangini, Patrizio Martinez Rodriguez, Chaz Ramirez, and Jason Rue.  The University of Northwestern Ohio BPA advisor is Dr. Robyn King-VanDyne.  In addition to the individual awards, the Website Design Team, made up of Eric Lochtefeld and Patrizio Martinez Rodriguez  took first place overall. 

The Business Professionals of America organization, formed in l966, seeks to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.  Currently, there are over 600 BPA chapters nationwide at the College/University level.  Five chapters exist in the State of Ohio.

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

Keywords: BPA

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