Winners of the Broadcast Production competition. They will compete at the state level in March. L->R: Kaitlyn Mathews, Lexi Richardson, Katleen Wampler, Blaine Walter
Twelve Ohio Hi-Point Career Center students advanced to the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Competition after competing at the regional level in Van Wert, Ohio in January.
Ohio Hi-Point’s main campus students competed against over 180 others from Apollo Career Center in Lima, Benjamin Logan High School in Bellefontaine, Tri-Star Career Compact in Celina, Vantage Career Center in Van Wert, Ohio Hi-Point Graham Satellite in St. Paris, Ohio Hi-Point Riverside Satellite in McGuffey and Ohio Hi-Point Upper Scioto Valley Satellite in McGuffey.
The following students advanced to the state competition:
Graphic Design: First- Carrie Leese (Benjamin Logan)
Digital Media Production: First- Jordan Bush (Indian Lake)
Website Design Team: First- Tyler Rister (Marysville), Carrie Leese (Benjamin Logan), Richard Fenwick (Benjamin Logan)
Broadcast News Production Team: First- Katleen Wampler (Bellefontaine), Kaitlyn Mathews (Graham), Blaine Walter (Riverside), Lexi Richardson (West Liberty-Salem)
Advanced Interview Skills: First- Alexis Magnuson (West Liberty-Salem)
Prepared Speech: First- Kirsten Gardner (Indian Lake)
Advanced Office Systems: Second- Sephrenia Yarger (Marysville)
The following students placed in the top six at regionals:
Graphic Design: Second- Garrett Reed (Graham), Third- Danielle Lord (Marysville)
Digital Media Production: Second - Richard Fenwick (Benjamin Logan), Fourth – Cassandra Ferguson (Urbana)
Computer Modeling: Second- Zayne Wheeler (Marysville)
Video Production Team: Second- Cassandra Ferguson (Urbana), Dylan Jackson (Triad), Garrett Reed (Graham)
Website Design Team: Fourth- Danielle Lord (Marysville), Drew Alvarez (Marysville), Jason Johann (Ben Logan)
Broadcast News Production Team: Second- Alexis Magnuson (West Liberty-Salem), Ben Rappold (Riverside); Fourth- Jordan Bush (Indian Lake), Sephrenia Yarger (Marysville), Josh Ferguson (Bellefontaine)
Entrepreneurship: Third- Michael Gillespie (Benjamin Logan)
Extemporaneous Speech: Second- Kirsten Gardner (Indian Lake), Sixth- Michael Beale (Indian Lake)
Prepared Speech: Third- Michael Beale (Indian Lake)
Advanced Word Processing Skills: Fifth- Sephrenia Yarger (Marysville)
Overall, Ohio Hi-Point’s BPA Chapter had six wins, seven second place finishes, three third place finishes and 14 finishes within the top six. Twelve students will represent Ohio Hi-Point as they compete at the BPA State Leadership Conference in Columbus in March.
Ohio Hi-Point’s main campus chapter of BPA consists of students enrolled in the Multimedia Marketing program.