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.

2022-2023 BPA Officers

BPA Officers
Officers of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) Chapter include (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) President - Dylan Winger (Fairview) Computer Programming & Game Design; Vice-President - Landen Nickloy (North Central) Computer Programming & Game Design; Treasurer - Izack Badenhop (Patrick Henry) Accounting & Business Management; Assistant Treasurer - Myrali Torres (Bryan) Accounting & Business Management; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Secretary - Gwen Oxender (North Central) Medical Office Technologies; Public Relations - Raina Bok (Ayersville) Medical Office Technologies; Public Relations - Raven Dell (Bryan) Computer Programming & Game Design; and Officer-At-Large - Dravin Lantz (Defiance) Computer Programming & Game Design.

BPA Students in Top 10 at National Conference

BPA National Winners
Four County Career Center is pleased to announce that five students placed in the top 10 at the 2023 National Leadership Conference of Business Professionals of America (BPA) held in Anaheim, California.  These students are in the Computer Networking & Cybersecurity program at the Career Center.  Shown with their medals are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Andrew Mast (Fairview) Server Administration Using Microsoft and Network Design Team; Trenton Funk (Hilltop) Network Design Team; Jayce Hall (Defiance) Computer Security; Joseph Wymer (Liberty Center) Information Technology Concepts; and Ty Siclair (Napoleon) Network Design Team.

Students Qualify for National Competition

State Winners
Students who received All-State Top honors include (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Ty Siclair (Napoleon) Network Design Team; Raven Dell (Bryan) C# Programming; Jayce Hall (Defiance) Computer Security; Gwen Oxender (North Central) Intermediate Word Processing; Olivia Engel (Wauseon) Intermediate Word Processing; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Andrew Mast (Fairview) Server Administration Using Microsoft; Trenton Funk (Hilltop) Network Design Team; Kyle Hageman (Archbold) SQL Database Fundamentals; Joseph Wymer (Liberty Center) Device Configuration & Troubleshooting; Ryan Street (Bryan) Fundamental Accounting; Andrew Mosier (Fairview) SQL Database Fundamentals; and Ramon Mendez (Defiance) Network Administration Using Cisco.  Absent from the photo is Madalynn Driskell (Napoleon) Network Design Team.

BPA Regional Top 6 Winners

BPA - Defiance
Contest winners from Defiance county are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Dylan Winger (Fairview); Maryssalynn Boyd (Hicksville); Ramon Mendez (Defiance); Ava Grunden (Defiance); Cody Hoffman (Fairview); (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Cory Mavis (Fairview); Andrew Richardson (Tinora); Raina Bok (Ayersville); Andrew Mosier (Fairview); and Serena Byrd (Defiance).  Absent from the photo are Katie Bertke (Fairview); Isaac Davis (Defiance); Jayce Hall (Defiance); Lyndsi Lorenzen (Ayersville); Andrew Mast (Fairview); and Alexander Vance (Defiance).  

BPA - Fulton
Contest winners from Fulton county are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Meghan Stantz (Archbold); Olivia Engel (Wauseon); Dauson Garcia (Evergreen); Logan Davoll (Evergreen); Riley Hankinson (Delta); (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Imelda Cruz (Wauseon); Kyle Hageman (Archbold); Blake Grime (Archbold); Landry Wanless (Wauseon); and Jackie Merritt (Wauseon).

BPA - Henry
Contest winners from Henry county are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Izack Badenhop (Patrick Henry); Reagan Simon (Liberty Center); Hunter Harman (Napoleon); Madalynn Driskell (Napoleon); Jacob Dobbelaere (Napoleon);  (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Corbin Martinez (Patrick Henry); Joseph Wymer (Liberty Center); Connor Glisson (Liberty Center); Ty Siclair (Napoleon); and Kaedin Pittman (Napoleon).

BPA - Williams
Contest winners from Williams county are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Mason Hager (Bryan); Shannon Spires (Hilltop); Reilly Motter (Bryan); Gwen Oxender (North Central); Raven Dell (Bryan);  (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Alexander Douglas (Bryan); Ryan Street (Bryan); Christopher Davis (Bryan); and Connor Dhurham (Bryan).  Absent from the photo are Trenton Funk (Hilltop);David Reyes (Montpelier); and Myrali Torres (Bryan).