Business Professionals of America (BPA)

Business Professionals of America is a national career and technical student organization consisting of 23 state associations and more than 54,000 members. The organization serves students who are currently, or were previously enrolled, in a business education program at a secondary or postsecondary institution. Chapters are located in high schools, career/technical centers, postsecondary technical institutions, junior and community colleges, and colleges and universities.

15 BPA Students Qualify for National Competition!

The BPA State Leadership Conference was held March 7th-10th, at Amway Greand Plaza in Grand Rapids, MI.  Over 2000 students from Michigan high schools participated in over 50 business related contests.  Of the students who competed from the GI-TEC Mt. Pleasant chapter, 15 students qualified for the BPA National Competition.  The national qualifiers are now eligible to advance to the National Competition in Chicago, May 10th-14th, 2024. 

2024 BPA State Competition

GI-TEC Students Crush the Competition at Nationals!

Congratulations to Kara Skonieczny and Zoe Brown for placing at the 2024 BPA National Competition! Kara placed 1st in her event, Advanced Desktop Publishing. She was given a timed graphic design prompt, and used her skills to rise to the top and win! Zoe placed 12th in her event, Prepared Speech. She used her phenomenal presentation skills to effectively deliver her speech on how the lack of representation in media affects women in the workplace! While in Chicago, our 11 competitors participated in many fun activities around the city, such as the Shedd Aquarium, the SkyDeck at Willis Tower, and the Art Institute of Chicago! Congrats to everyone who went, and a special congrats to our finalist and national champion!

2024 BPA National Competition