HHHS BPA Students Shine At State Leadership Conference; Over 20 Advance to Nationals

Students from the Hamilton Heights High School Chapter of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) shined at the state Leadership Conference in Indianapolis. Hamilton Heights was called to the stage many times with most placing among the Top 3 and Top 8 in their respective categories. Over 20 students qualified to compete at the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California at the end of April.

Hannah Smallwood received the BPA State All-Star award. Corbin Landry is a virtual member for Hamilton Heights. He is a state officer and will be running for a national BPA office in Anaheim, CA at the National Leadership Conference in April.

Landon Day, Hannah Smallwood, Andrea Ward, and Corbin Landry all achieved Ambassador Level in

Torch Awards which include service, patriotism, volunteer work, etc.

The Chapter also received three BPA Cares Awards including: Community Service, Quality Chapter Distinction, and Excellence in Chapter Activities.

State contest winners include:

  • Andrea Ward and Landon Day – 2nd – Visual Design Team
  • Melissa Lovell, Lizzy Smith, Andrew Morrison and Sophia Hulen – 2nd Global Marketing Team
  • Camryn Runner, Hannah Beechler, Joely Hardacre and Jackson Massicotte – 6th Admin Support Team
  • Hannah Smallwood – 5th – Banking & Finance
  • Corbin Landry – 1st – Fundamental Accounting & 5th – Advanced Spreadsheets
  • Colin Kuhn – 2nd – Integrated Office Procedures / 4th- Medical Terminology 7th – Adv Spreadsheets
  • Kaylee Rhoton – 5th – Health Administration & 6th – Integrated Office Procedures
  • Andrea Ward – 8th -Computer Systems using Cisco & 10th – Digital Mrtkg Concepts
  • Landon Day – 4th – Digital Design & Communications
  • Bekah Beechler – 5th – Business & Personal Law & 8th – Meeting & Event Planning
  • Carson Lenze – 2nd – Python Programming
  • Landon Poland – 2nd – Ethics & Professionalism
  • Adrianna Kauffman – 5th- ICD Medical Coding & 7th – Mgmt Marketing & HR
  • Alex Rickey – 8th – Advanced Word Processing
  • Cassidy Felger – 2nd Business & Personal Law
  • Phillip Sliwa – 7th – Computer Network Technology
  • Natalie Newman – 8th Computer Systems with Microsoft
  • Audrey Meyer – 3rd Computer Systems with Cisco
  • Addison Mann – 2nd – Meeting & Event Planning
  • Mariyah Sexton – 5th – Meeting & Event Planning
  • Morgan Ottinger – 8th – Integrated Office Procedures
  • Hailey Hall – 5th – Human Resource Management
  • Gage Hodson – 4th Economic Research Presentation

To make a donation to assist these students with their trip to compete at nationals in California, contact Kim Kaiser, Hamilton Heights High School DECA, [email protected], 317 984-3551. Ext 1562.