Monday, May 29, 2023

Business Students Advance to National Competition

Earlier in March, the Carroll ISD Business Professionals of America (BPA) team competed in Dallas at the State Leadership Conference. The team membership is currently 34 students, and 21 of those had advanced to State.  Of these 21, only four had competed last year. BPA is a CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, and other career fields.

Carroll ISD is excited to have three students that will be advancing to Nationals in Anaheim, California on May 1- 6.

Below are the results from the BPA State competition:

National Qualified:
Sophia Polisetty –2nd place Business Law & Ethics
Caleb Jiang – 3rd place PC Servicing & Troubleshooting
Blake Bottum – 2nd Place Java Programming

National Alternates:
Alysa Lakhani – 7th place Human Resource Management
Zane Qureshi – 8th place Entrepreneurship
Marianna Torres – 8th Place ICD-10 CM Diagnostic Coding
Matthew Merino – 10th place Business Meeting Management Concepts
Simrun Shroff – 16th place Legal Office Procedures

State Recognizations:
Pooja Jayasekera
Caitlyn Petescia
Cristina Petescia
Elizabeth Hamel
Lydia Lo
Alina Khawaja
Gabriella Morisano
Megan Wolf
Kendall Lyman
Jenna Neves
Aanya Jayasekera
Uma Datta
Vansh Shah