The Grant Career Center chapter of the Business Professionals of America proved that they were ready to “Accelerate Their Future” in 2013-2014 as they did their best to make their way to this spring’s adventure to the national leadership conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. Eighteen students started their journey by winning 27 competitive event medals in District 13 Regional Competition held at Grant Career Center.
Eight students earned the privilege to represent Grant Career Center at the State Competition in Columbus on March 13 and 14, 2014. Regional winners competing at state level competition are denoted with an *:
Keyboarding Production- 2nd place – Seaira Blake* (Felicity-Franklin); Fundamental Word Processing – 1st place – Kelsey O’Neal* (Felicity-Franklin), 6th place – Lexi Kattine (New Richmond); Advanced Word Processing – 4th place – Tristan Murphy (New Richmond), 5th place – Cheyenne Planck (New Richmond);
Basic Office Systems and Procedures – 1st place – Molly Ninichuck* (Bethel-Tate), 2nd place – Carley Addison* (New Richmond), 3rd place – Carrie Buckley (New Richmond), 4th place – Haley Proffitt (Williamsburg), 5th place – Destiny Smith (Williamsburg); Interview Skills – 1st place – Lexi Martin* (Bethel-Tate), 2nd place – Miranda Berry (Felicity-Franklin); Advanced Interview Skills – 1st place – Tara Bradley* (Bethel-Tate), 4th place – Emily Proffitt (Bethel-Tate);
Medical Office Procedures - 1st place – Lexi Kattine* (New Richmond), 2nd place – Tristan Murphy* (New Richmond), 3rd place – Kourtney Frazier (New Richmond), 4th place – Carley Addison (New Richmond), 5th place – Miranda Berry (Felicity-Franklin), 6th place – Tori Baker (Bethel-Tate); Payroll Accounting –4th place – Allie Stroup (Felicity-Franklin);
Administrative Support Concepts -1st place – Tristan Murphy (New Richmond), 5th place – Clara Hedrick (New Richmond); Insurance Concepts – 1st place – Tara Bradley (Bethel-Tate); Prepared Speech – 3rd place – Seaira Blake (Felicity-Franklin); Extemporaneous Speech- 6th place – Tori Baker (Bethel-Tate); Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications- 3rd place – Destiny Smith (Williamsburg).
The Grant Career Center Chapter of Business Professionals of America is the youth organization for the Medical Information Tech program at the Career Center. Region 13 comprises schools in Adams, Brown, Clermont, Highland and Fayette Counties, and the Forest Hills School District in Hamilton County. The students are taught at Grant Career Center by Jana Adams and Linda Back.
Business Professionals of America is a national organization for any student preparing for careers in business and information technology. Its mission is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class work force through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.