NEWS RELEASE from Burley High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) Chapter FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Janet Cole August 30, 2021
The Burley High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) Chapter
Congratulates former BHS Student Keegan Ward
Keegan Ward, a 2021 graduate from Burley High School and current BYU student, will serve as the National Business Professionals of America Vice President for the 2021-2022 school year.
BURLEY, IDAHO – Keegan Ward, a 2021 Burley High School graduate and current BYU student, was selected as National Vice President for Business Professionals of America (BPA) at the spring conference held virtually April 26 - May 9th. For the coming year, he will work with his team to promote National BPA. They will plan and organize the National BPA Leadership Conference slated for May 4 - 8 in Dallas, Texas as well as work to further the goals of National BPA.
Keegan had this to say, “I am incredibly honored to be elected to the National Officer Team. Business Professionals of America has done so much to help me grow as an individual and I look forward to providing opportunities to other students across the nation to develop and increase their skills. I would like to thank everyone, especially my chapter advisors, Janet Cole and Chancey Christiansen, for helping me begin this amazing journey.”
Business Professionals of America (BPA) is a Career and Technical Student Organization. It’s aim is to “Give Purpose to Potential”. BPA accomplishes this by not only being co-curricular, but by providing students extra opportunities to prove their business skills through competitive events. Service is also a major part of the organization, as it encourages members to give back to local communities through their service programs. Students can also choose to be involved in and grow through Business Professionals of America’s leadership programs. Members can serve at the chapter, regional, state, and national level.