M State students advance to national BPA competition

Advancing to the national BPA competition are (left to right) Makenna Domier, Amanda Jacobs, Paige Bellamy, Hanna Jenson, Brock Ferebee and Mark Maine.

Six students from the Moorhead campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College earned 22 Top Five awards at the recent Business Professionals of America State Competitive Events in Rosemount.

The six, who now advance to the national BPA competition in Orlando in May, are:

Paige Bellamy of Detroit Lakes: 6th in College Accounting, 4th in Fundamental Word Processing; 4th in Basic Office; 5th in Administrative Support; and 1st in Small Business Team.

Makenna Domier of Mahnomen: 5th in Advanced College Accounting; 8th in College Payroll; 4th in Banking & Finance; 3rd in Fundamental Word Processing; 2nd in Fundamental Spreadsheet; and 4th in Database.

Brock Ferebee of Fargo: 2nd in Business Lake; 6th in Information Technology; 1st in Small Business Team; and 1st in Contemporary Issues.

Amanda Jacobs of Harwood, N.D.: 4th in Advanced College Accounting; 3rd in College Accounting; 4th in Managerial Accounting; 5th in Federal Tax; 3rd in Baking & Finance; 4th in Personal Finance Management; 7th in Accounting Math; 8th in Parliamentary Procedure; and 6th in Project Management.

Hanna Jenson of Detroit Lakes: 2nd in Federal Tax; 6th in Personal Finance; 8th in Financial Math; 4th in Intermediate Word Processing; 3rd in Database; 1st in Small Business Team.

Mark Maine of Valley City, N.D.: 8th in Banking and Finance; 7th in Personal Finance; 5th in Information Technology; 1st in Small Business Team; 6th in Contemporary Issues; 8th in Business Meeting Management; and 4th in Parliamentary Procedure.

BPA is a national student organization designed to prepare its members for business careers through the development of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills. M State accounting instructor Nancy Stigen advises the Moorhead chapter.




Posted in News on March 8, 2017 at 1:21 pm