Cassia Students Excel at State BPA

The Business Professionals of America State Competition was held this past weekend at Boise State University. Students from Declo & Burley High Schools competed in a variety of events where many medaled and twelve placed high enough to qualify for the BPA National Leadership Conference and Competition in Florida in May. To qualify for the national competition, students had to place in the top two in team events or top three in individual events. Congratulations Cassia Business Students!

Qualifiers for the national competition include:

Karin Johnson (Burley) - 1st place Database Management

Jakeb Garrard (Declo) - 2nd place Prepared Speech

Karin Johnson (Burley) - 2nd place Fundamental Accounting

Gloria DeTemple (Burley) - 3rd place Fundamental Accounting

Gloria DeTemple (Burley) - 3rd place Banking and Finance

Kaylee Tegan (Declo) - 3rd Place Administrative Support Research

Hazel Thomander, Jakeb Garrard, Shaeley Silcock, Sam Slusser (Declo) - 1st place Global Marketing Team

Riley Young, Carolina Zamudio, Charlotte Nyblade (Burley) - 2nd place Presentation Management Team

Medalists (Top Six)

Emily Hepworth (Burley) - Intermediate Word Processing

Wendy Portillo (Burley) - Advanced Accounting

Blake Redhead (Burley) - Graphic Design Promotion

Esmeralda Caldera, Yasmeen Cruz, Olivia McMurray (Burley) - Financial Analyst Team

Dallan Christensen, Kaylee Teagan (Declo) - Economic Research Team

Bridy Critchfield, Keira Koyle, Carlyn Osterhout, Gretchen Pirtle (Declo) - Administrative Support Team

Kenzie Darrington, Jessica Lewis, Jayci Murdock, Eliza VanLeuven (Declo) - Small Business Management Team


State BPA Participants from DHS



State BPA Medalists from BHS