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Congrats Warsaw BPA!
WACC BPA Chapter Competes in Indianapolis
Winners Moving On to Dallas in May


Warsaw, IN, March 13, 2018– The Warsaw Area Career Center BPA Chapter sent 34 students to compete in Indianapolis this week (March 11-13) at the State Leadership Conference and Competition.

Students participated in Leadership Sessions as well as competed in many competitive business-topic events.

Warsaw was represented this year by Hannah Rice, who had been elected the Region 2 President, acting on the State Leadership Officer Team.

Following are some of the successes of our community’s business students:

Branden Bailey – 1st in Information Technology Concepts (Open Event)
Lachlan Lennox – 3rd in Management, Marketing, & HR Concepts (Open Event)
Amy Herendeen – 8th in Management, Marketing, & HR Concepts (Open Event)
Jacob Dachenhaus – 6th in Graphic Design Promotion
Katie Swain – 8th in Fundamental Accounting
Jarett Orr – 3rd in Advanced Accounting
Matt Watson – 6th in Advanced Accounting
Nick Marsh – 8th in Advanced Accounting
Branden Bailey – 1st in Microsoft Network Administration
Branden Bailey – 2nd Computer Network Technology
Bryce Welk – 5th in Computer Security
Matthew Kiphart – 8th in C++ Computer Programming
Lachlan Lennox – 9th in Business Law
Jacob Dachenhaus – 3rd in Fundamentals of Web Design

Of the above placings, those qualifying to move on to compete at the national level are:

Branden Bailey in Microsoft Network Administration and Computer Network Technology
Jacob Dachenhaus in Fundamentals of Web Design
Jarett Orr in Advanced Accounting
Bryce Welk in Computer Security
The BPA National Leadership Conference and Competitions will be held in Dallas, TX, May 9-13, 2018.

The WCHS/WACC Business Marketing Info Tech & Entrepreneurship Dept’s students competed well, pitted against the knowledge and skills of students from other schools from across the state.

As these students move on to engage in national-level competition, our community may take pride in knowing they represent Warsaw and Indiana well.

The costs of traveling to Texas and staying for the length of the conference are high, and our BPA Chapter will be looking to partner with local businesses wishing to support these students as they move on to the “next level”.


Business Professionals of America. Today’s students. Tomorrow’s business professionals.


If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Steve Waldeck at 574-371-5099 or email at swaldeck@warsawschools.org.





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