Welcome to Business Professionals of America

 
 
Come learn new skills with us! Business Professionals of America (BPA) is a club that gives students the opportunity to learn about and compete with other high school students in business events. Some of the events include: Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Video Creation, Broadcast News, Word Processing, Desktop Publishing, Presentations, Website Development, Entrepreneurship, Global Marketing, Application/Interview, Banking/Medical/Legal Terminology, Small Business Management, Spreadsheets, Computer-Aided Graphics, Extemporaneous Speech and Prepared Speech.
  • Initial membership is $20. Fee pays for state and national BPA dues.
  • Regional competition registration fee is $15.
  • T-Shirt is optional, $10 if interested.
  • Meetings are held during 1st PowerHour, 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month.
  • Students learn and practice skills beyond classroom instruction and improve leadership skills.
Travel & Competition:
  • Information about Competitive Events here
  • Regional Competition, Wood River High School is hosting (date to be determined)
  • State Competition in Boise, March 9, 10, 11 (for qualifiers from regional competition)
  • National Competition in Orlando, Florida,  May 10-14 (for qualifiers from state competition)

Activities:

  • Fight Domestic Violence, "Walk in Her Shoes" (service project)
  • Raking leaves (service project)
  • Mr. BHS (fundraiser & service project)
  • Senior Signature T-shirts (fundraiser)
  • DataMatch Compatability Survey (fundraiser)
  • Pizza & Bowling (social)
  • Personal Care Product gift bags for Helping Hands  Mission (service project)
  • Holiday Party (social)
 
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