Business Professionals of America

Business Professionals of America is the nation’s leading CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in business management, information technology, finance, accounting, office administration, and other business-related career fields.

With 45,000 members in over 1,800 chapters across 25 states and Puerto Rico, BPA is a co-curricular organization that supports business and information technology educators by offering co-curricular exercises based on national standards.

2023-2024 BPA Officers

BPA Officers
Officers of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) Chapter include (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) President - Kyle Hageman (Archbold) Computer Programming & Game Design; Vice-President - Michael Ramos (Defiance) Business & Financial Services; Secretary - Kaitlin Wood (Archbold) Medical Office Technologies; Treasurer - Ryan Street (Bryan) Business & Financial Services; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Public Relations - Ella Wyse (Stryker) Medical Office Technologies; Public Relations - Sophia Cohrs (Napoleon) Medical Office Technologies; and Officer-At-Large - Trent Aparicio (Liberty Center) Computer Programming & Game Design

2024 BPA National Top Ten

BPA National Winners
Four County Career Center is pleased to announce that eight students placed in the top 10 at the 2024 National Leadership Conference of Business Professionals of America (BPA) held in Chicago, Illinois.  Shown with their medals are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Kyle Hageman (Archbold) C# Programming and Software Engineering Team; Kaitlin Wood (Archbold) Basic Office Systems and Procedures; Andrew Wiseman (Napoleon) Mobile Application Development; Cory Mavis (Fairview) Software Engineering Team; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Andrew Mosier (Fairview) Software Engineering Team; Joseph Wymer (Liberty Center) Linux Operating System Fundamentals; Ethan Winger (Fairview) Server Administration Using Microsoft; and Blake Grime (Archbold) Software Engineering Team.

2024 BPA State Winners

BPA State Winners
Students who received All-State Top honors include (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Madison Youngquist (Archbold) Fundamental Word Processing; Kaitlin Wood (Archbold) Basic Office Systems & Procedures; Gwen Oxender (North Central) Advanced Word Processing; (CENTER - LEFT TO RIGHT) Andrew Wiseman (Napoleon) Mobile Application Programming; Kyle Hageman (Archbold) C# Programming & Software Engineering Team; Jackie Merritt (Wauseon) Network Design Team; Cody Hoffman (Fairview) Network Design Team; Shannon Spires (Hilltop) Network Design Tam; Ramon Mendez (Defiance) Network Design Team; Connor Westrick (Defiance) Network Design Team; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Ryan Street (Bryan) Advanced Accounting; Blake Grime (Archbold) Software Engineering Team; Andrew Mosier (Fairview) Software Engineering Team; Connor Glisson (Liberty Center) Python Programming; Joseph Wymer (Liberty Center) Linux Operating System Fundamentals; Cory Mavis (Fairview) Software Engineering Team; and Ethan Winger (Fairview) Server Administration Using Microsoft.  Absent from the photo are Marcus Jones, Jr. (Tinora) SQL Database Fundamentals; Andrew Richardson (Tinora) Network Design Team; and Caden Stover (Napoleon) Network Design Team.

2024 BPA Regional Top 6 Winners

BPA - Defiance
Contest winners from Defiance county are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Raina Bok (Ayersville); Madelyn Baldwin (Defiance); Ramon Mendez (Defiance); Connor Westrick (Defiance); Caden Carpenter (Fairview); Cody Hoffman (Fairview); Kody Short (Tinora); Brody Purtee (Defiance); (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Cory Mavis (Fairview); Andrew Mosier (Fairview); Brayden Cass (Defiance); Chandler Gibbs (Hicksville); Elijah Sanchez (Hicksville); Marcus Jones, Jr. (Tinora); Ethan Winger (Fairview).  Absent from the photo are Dravin Gibson (Defiance); Tyler Goller (Tinora); Cora Johnson (Defiance); Andrew Richardson (Tinora); and London Vandehey (Tinora).

BPA - Fulton
Contest winners from Fulton county are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Kaitlin Wood (Archbold); Morgan Linton (Pettisville); Lukas Pribe (Delta); Serena Shelhart (Delta); (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Madison Youngquist (Archbold); Konrad Hawkins (Delta); Konnor Hawkins (Delta); Riley Hankinson (Delta); Isaac McClain (Fayette).  Absent from the photo are Blake Grime (Archbold); Kyle Hageman (Archbold); Azar Heiney (Wauseon); and Jackie Merritt (Wauseon).

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Contest winners from Henry county are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Sophia Cohrs (Napoleon); Hunter Harman (Napoleon); Ashton Delaney (Napoleon); DeMario Roberts (Patrick Henry); Connor Glisson (Liberty Center).  Absent from the photo are Izack Badenhop (Patrick Henry); Corbin Martinez (Patrick Henry); Caden Stover (Napoleon); and Joseph Wymer (Liberty Center).

BPA - Williams
Contest winners from Williams county are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Laney Ridgway (Bryan); Gwen Oxender (North Central); Olivia Fisher (Edon); Ella Wyse (Stryker); (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Jonathan Priddy (Bryan); Alexander Douglas (Bryan); Shannon Spires (Hilltop); Mason Hager (Bryan).  Absent from the photo are Connor Durham (Bryan); Nicholas King (Bryan); Caden Leppelmeier (Edgerton); and Ryan Street (Bryan).