04/17/12 In March, Argos BPA attended the State Leadership Conference in Indianapolis for three days.  BPA Advisor and Argos Jr. Sr. High School Business teacher, Shari Bloom said, “We had an excellent showing with many finalists and one member going on to attend the National Leadership Conference in Chicago!”

  Kaitlin Howard is a junior this year, but this is her first year in BPA.  Bloom said, “She has been very serious all year about her events and it really paid off!”  Kaitlin competed against 55 other members in her event at the State contest and placed 3rd.

   The following members were state finalists in their events:
Finalists were:
Graphic Design Promotion
Henry Harrell–6th

Computer Networking
Ron Tanner–8th

Desktop Publishing
Aubrie DeWulf–9th

Parliamentary Procedures Team–4th
Henry Harrell
Kaitlin Howard
Libby Moyer
Jamie Ewing
Brittani Brown
Samantha Flower
Kayla Sliter

Small Business Management Team–4th
Carly McCay
Madi Williams
Elmer Roque
Tyler Lyon

And advancing to Nationals is:

Kaitlin Howard–3rd place

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Group photo: bottom row, left to right:  Sammy Flower, Kaitlin Howard, Kayla Sliter, Libby Moyer, Brittani Brown, Madi Williams, Carly McCay.  Top row from left to right:  Henry Harrell, Aubrie DeWulf, Elmer Roque, Jamie Ewing, Tyler Lyon, Ron Tanner.