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Oswego East Students Qualify for Business Professionals of America National Conference

 

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Oswego East Students Qualify for Business Professionals of America National Conference


Oswego, Ill. (March 26, 2021) — Officially formed in 1966 as the Office Education Association (OEA), Business Professionals of America (BPA) has a strong history as a student organization that contributes to the preparation of global professionals through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills for students at the Middle, Secondary and Post-secondary levels. The organization supports business and information technology educators by offering co-curricular exercises based on national standards.

BPA offers the Workplace Skills Assessment Program (WSAP) to students as an integral part of its organization. The goal of the program is to provide all business students with the opportunity to demonstrate workplace skills learned through business education curriculum in the following areas: finance; business administration; management information systems; digital communication & design; management, marketing & communication; and health administration.

Congratulations to all of the Business Professionals of America students from Oswego East who competed at the regional level and made it to state. The following individuals from Oswego East are the students who have all qualified for the BPA National Conference as well as their placements at the State competition:

1st Place
Aryav Bothra - Basic Office Systems and Procedures
Avani Mathur - ICD-10-CM Medical Diagnostic CodingBusiness Professional of America Logo


2nd Place

Varun Sivasubramarian -- Server Administration Using Microsoft
Priya Modi -- Health Insurance and Medical Billing
Deshna Chitrarasu - Presentation Management Team
Shreenithi Katta - Presentation Management Team
Sanjana Kota - Presentation Management Team
Sriya Veeramachaneni - Presentation Management Team


3rd Place

Richita Donthi - Fundamental Desktop Publishing
Rakshita Kunde - Broadcast News Production Team
Anshi Mathur - Broadcast News Production Team
Avani Mathur - Broadcast News Production Team
Aanya Roy - Broadcast News Production Team


4th Place

Aryav Bothra - Fundamental Word ProcessingBusiness Professionals of America Today's students, Tomorrow's Business professionals.
Deepesh Balwani - Intermediate Word Processing
Beliah Christian - Legal Office Procedures


5th Place

Ryan York - Legal Office Procedures
Aayushi Tewari - Health Administration Procedures
Aditya Ramsundar - Health Administration and Medical Billing


6th Place

Richita Donthi - Advanced Spreadsheet Applications
Aayushi Tewari - Health Administration and Medical Billing


7th Place

Zoe Hallam - Medical Terminology Concepts


8th Place

Zoe Hallam - Business Law and Ethics


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“I am extremely proud of these students,” said Mrs. Sajder Adams, BPA Sponsor. “During a normal school year, these students would meet several times during the semester to prepare. This year, students took ownership and studied predominantly on their own for their perspective competitions.” Adams indicated that Graham Brown started the Business Club at OE with 40 members and when she was hired six years ago, the two transformed the club into a competitive business club and within 2 years had gained approximately 60 more members making it one of the largest clubs at OE.


Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the Business Professionals of America competitions and good luck to those moving on to the National Conference.