10 Midway High School Students competed at the BPA National Leadership Conference, which is the highest level of competition for BPA. All students placed in the top 10 of nationals, competing with more than 5,000 BPA students from across the country!
Results of BPA Nationals:
Chris Harris, Caleb Pruitt, Alister White & Mark White: Software Engineering Team – Best in Show – 8th Place in Competition Event for their creation of the video game Nuclear War based on the card game from the 1960s
Chris Harris: Java Programming – 6th Place
Courtney Janecka & Aleah Burns: Start-Up Enterprise Team – 1st place business called “Domino” –a company that helps virtual students learn Spanish
Cameron Kaul: Individual Virtual Multimedia and Promotion – 2nd place for a video about pros and cons of virtual vs. face-to-face learning
Emily Badeaux: Legal Office Procedures – 4th place
Jedidiah Doyle, Emily Badeaux & Cameron Kaul: Virtual Multimedia & Promotion Team – 8th Place for a video about unboxing and promoting a drone
Madelyn Smith: Fundamental Desktop Publishing – 10th place
BPA is a student organization whose mission is to help students prepare for their future careers through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills. BPA accomplishes this goal by providing opportunities for leadership development and the practical application of business education skills through competitions.
Students are able to compete in a variety of events at regional, state and national leadership conferences, which allow them to gain business experiences and learn skills to prepare them as they make decisions about their future careers.
Contact; Traci Marlin, Directo of Communiations – Midway ISD