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LHS competes in BPA contests

Mavis Fodness

Ten Luverne High School students participated in 10 events at the state Secondary Business Professionals of America convention March 9-11 in Minneapolis.
The top three individuals or teams in each event move on to compete at the national BPA convention April 26-30 in Anaheim, California.
No LHS student qualified for the national contest.
Results are as follows:
•Podcast production team: Reese Louwagie, Mallory VonTersch, Jadyn Hart, Averill Sehr, eighth.
•Entrepreneurship: Kylie Vander Lugt, 16th.
•Fundamental accounting: Anja Jarchow, 25th, Reese Louwagie, 34th.
•Administrative support concepts: Augusta Papik, 60th, Isabella Lanoue, 96th.
•Computer programming concepts: Connor Bose, 57th, Kasey Buss, 58th.
•Digital communication and concept design: Isabella Lanoue, 49th.
•Digital marketing concepts: Isabella Lanoue, 105th, Augusta Papik, 116th.
•Financial math and analysis concepts: Kylie Vander Lugt, 84th.
•Medical terminology concepts: Augusta Papik, 92nd, Kylie Vander Lugt, 151st.
•Meeting and event planning concepts: Kylie Vander Lugt, 103rd.
LHS students qualified for the workplace skills assessment program at regional contests.
The WSAP prepares students to succeed, and it assesses real-world business skills and problem-solving abilities in finance, management, information technology and computer applications.
There are 72 BPA competitive events.

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