The 2013 Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference was held February 24 - 26, in Des Moines, IA. Twenty Xavier High School BPA students competing at the conference were called onto the stage to receive at least one award. Seventeen of those students earned the right to compete at the upcoming BPA National Conference being held in Orlando, FL, from May 7 - 12. In order to advance to nationals students at the state conference must place in the top two for a team event, top three in an individual judged event, or the top five in a competitive individual event.
National Qualifiers Picture:
Front Row (L to R) Hannah Gibbs; Hannah Kuhn, Nicole Lang; Carolyn Morrissey;
Claire Wenisch; Annmarie Ford; and Jennifer Sigmon;
Middle Row (L to R) Joshua Hoffmann; Max Fuhrman, James Krouse, Kyle D’mello,
Cal Stovie, and Hunter Wille.
Back Row (L to R) Mr. Tim O’Brien (Advisor), Jacob Schmitt, Drew Scott, Craig Murtha,and Alex Tietz.