Thirty-eight student members of Huron’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) Chapter, led by advisors Christy Garrett and Jonathan Cook, went online from April 26 to May 9 to compete in the BPA National Leadership Conference.
This year, 29 out of the 38 Huron members placed within the top 10 in the nation in their respective events.
Although the competition was originally scheduled to take place at Disney World this year, the students still had a great time competing virtually, said Cook.
We honor the students named below for their outstanding effort at the National Leadership Conference.
Congratulations go, also, to members of Huron’s Business Professionals of America Chapter for the state BPA competition. Christy Garrett, Jonathan Cook, Allison Andres, Melissa Gordon, Karen Eisley, and 48 members of the Business Professionals of America Huron Chapter went online from March 14th-17th to compete against many other schools in Michigan at the 2021 BPA State conference.
The chapter took home a total of 67 awards. They received five first-place awards, 23-second place awards, 11 third-place awards, three fourth-place awards, six fifth-place awards, three sixth-place awards, three seventh-place awards, five eighth-place awards, four ninth-place awards, and one 10th place award in addition to one gold medal, one silver medal, and one bronze medal in open events.
Also, Ann Arbor Huron was awarded the State Service Project award, an honor given to the chapter with the most involvement in this year’s State Service Project, Stay Safe Stay Involved. Huron BPA members virtually tutored middle school students from Slauson and Scarlett in math and English. Additionally, Huron raised $511 towards Food Gatherers, an organization that distributes food to low-income families and individuals in the Ann Arbor community.